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Be Part of A Huge Sacramento Rally to Highlight the Crisis in our System!

The Legislature returns from their month-long Summer Break for the last month of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session. They adjourn for the year of September 11th. But you should also take note that the two special sessions - including the Second Extraordinary Session that includes DDS issues - can continue during the coming months even if the full Legislature is not meeting regularly. And we expect that they will. There is no doubt that this year the community did an extraordinary job of telling our story to the folks in the Capitol. They definitely HEARD us! And the results were
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Changing the Future, Not Punishing the Past

When my oldest son was attending Junior High School, he had a bit of a struggle. Very early in Junior High he was labeled as having ADHD. I’ll get to that later. Every year was a struggle for Danny. Every semester he would barely move on to the following grade. He also had a really hard time accepting the “ADHD” label. Towards the end of his last year of school I received a call informing me that the counselor had set up a meeting with Danny, his teachers, and they, of course, wanted his parents to be present. The meeting,
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Autism Acceptance Month at Jay Nolan Community Services

Autism Acceptance Month at Jay Nolan Community Services Jay Nolan Community Services celebrates Autism Acceptance Month in order to help everyone empower, support, and accept adults and children on the Autism Spectrum. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 While each month commemorates health diversity in order to raise awareness, April has come to represent those with Autism. During April, Jay Nolan Community Services actively shows support and acceptance for those with Autism and other developmental disabilities as well as for those family members, friends, and community members. To date, Jay Nolan Community Services has helped over 9,750 people with
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National Down Syndrome awareness day March 21

  21 March 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day and each year the voice of people with Down syndrome, and those who live and work with them, grows louder. Down Syndrome International is encouraging everyone around the world to choose your own activities and events to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities. Go to WDSD World Events  to share your ideas on the WDSD website.   This year WDSD 2015, DSi is focusing on: ‘My Opportunities, My
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CARF Accreditation Awarded to Jay Nolan Community Services

Jay Nolan Community Services plans to implement a customized Strategic Planning Process for supported employment services in order to maintain CARF accreditation for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2015 Jay Nolan Community Services received a three year accreditation for their Employment Programs from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF (CARF). This certification allows Jay Nolan Community Services (JNCS) to continue providing and improving their supported employment services through the California Department of Rehabilitation. The CARF International group of companies currently accredits more than 50,000 programs and services at
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Jay Nolan Community Services Expands Employment Service Options

Jay Nolan Community Services announces new services as a result of a partnership with the California State Council engaged a two year customized employment pilot project for transition age youth and young adults. The goal of these new programs is aimed at providing assistance in achieving employment and career goals. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2015 Jay Nolan Community Services (JNCS) expands employment service options in partnership with the California State Council. These new programs are designed to engage in a process to develop an individualized career path that will assist individuals on the road to personal and economic
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Join us this Sunday, March 1st to Mourn Those We’ve Lost

This Sunday, March 1, is the 2015 Day of Mourning – a day for disability communities, organizations, and support groups around the country will gather and cherish the memories of those who we have lost to senselessness violence at the hands of those closest to us and to continue to strive to seek justice for these crimes so as to prevent them from ever occurring again. In the past five years, over seventy people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents or caregivers. These acts are horrific enough on their own. But they exist in the context of a
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Jay Nolan Community Services Expands Independent Living Services

Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 Since 1993, Jay Nolan Community Services has provided individualized community based supports to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. One of JNCS unique service approaches is Independent Living Service (ILS). The ILS program allows each individual the opportunity to begin living a more self-reliant and self-supporting lifestyle. While most organizations do offer traditional services such as group homes and day programs, Jay Nolan Community Services (JNCS) understands the value of living a self-sufficient lifestyle. While relying on others may diminish self-worth, JNCS takes active steps to help provide direct instruction
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Jay Nolan Celebrates 40 Years

Jay Nolan Community Services Celebrating 40 Years: Working to Provide Individualized Support Jay Nolan Community Services is proud to announce having served the community since 1975. For the past 40 years, Jay Nolan Community Services has made many positive changes in order to better serve those with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Over the past 40 years, Jay Nolan Community Services has been a leader in meeting the needs of people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Lloyd Nolan, actor in Hollywood for over four decades, was one of
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Jay Nolan launches New Website

Jay Nolan Community Services launches New Website Jay Nolan Community Services (JNCS) is proud to announce the launch of it's new website. To commemorate Jay Nolan Community Services turns 50 years old! We made sure to make our site easier for you to navigate on desktop just as easily as the mobile version of the site. Overall achieving a better user experience to focus our attention on JNCS's mission, employees, and the people we care for. Some extra features have been added to improve the usefulness of information for employees. Please contact your office manager for more information. Thank you
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