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  • North Carolina Behavioral Crisis Treatment for Alliance Health Members

    Behavioral health crisis situations are serious but do not always require a trip to the emergency room. Alliance provides access to many crisis services that aim [...]

  • April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

    April is recognized as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month. It's a time dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and promoting acceptance and [...]

  • World Down Syndrome Day

    World Down Syndrome Day is an internationally recognized observance day which falls on March 21st each year. The theme for World Down Syndrome Day in 2024 [...]

  • I/DD in the News

    Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Law Enforcement Officers Bill 829, Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Law Enforcement Officers is currently working its way through the Florida [...]

  • Human Rights Day

    Today marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Office of the High Commissioner for [...]

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    According to the United Nations, the world population is over eight billion people, and more than one billion people, or approximately 15 percent of the world's [...]

  • The Importance of Daily Life Skills for the IDD

    Individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities often need additional help to learn daily life skills.  The more skills they can master, the more independent they will [...]

  • Bullying and The IDD Individual

    This is the time of year where we are all back in school or trying new programs to fill the days of disabled individuals with learning [...]

  • Abuse of the Intellectually and Developmentally Delayed Individual

    Individuals with intellectual and or developmental disabilities are, unfortunately, more likely to be mentally, physically, sexually and abused.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2019, [...]