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The fight is not over and we need your help. Members of Congress are still considering repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) with massive cuts to the Medicaid program. As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this week, tell them not to repeal the ACA and to protect the Medicaid program.

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This May, stakeholders and the public are invited to provide input at community workshops across the state as part of the North Carolina Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan.

The N.C. Department of Transportation is developing the Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan to improve bu...

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Join National Disability Institute and The Collaborative on May 4 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. for an overview of Financial Stability Programs for Youth In Transition, including youth with disabilities. The webinar will provide an overview of “Youth In Transition” programs that support youth during the transition pe...

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The National Association of Councils on Developmental disabilities (NACDD) issued the following action alert, and we wanted to share it with you.

On February 7, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to overturn the U.S. Department of Education’s regulation implementing the Every Student Succeeds Ac...

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LATE BREAKING COVID-19 SPECIAL ALERTS!

Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order to Prohibit Utility Disconnections

On March 31st, Governer Cooper signed Executive Order #124: an additional step to help families by prohibiting utilities from disconnecting people who are unable to pay during this pandemic. The order applies to electric, gas, water and wastewater services for the next 60 days. The order directs utility companies to give residential customers at least six months to pay outstanding bills and prohibits them from collecting fees, penalties or interest for late payment. Read more here.

If you have an Intellectual/ Cognitive Disability and Need to Go to the Hospital:
Your caregiver may come with you in the ambulance or in the hospital.

Wondering if/how the stimulus checks will affect Medicaid eligibility?

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Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any refund (or advance payment with respect to a refundable credit) made to any individual under this title shall not be taken into account as income, and shall not be taken into account as resources for a period of 12 months from receipt, for purposes of determining the eligibility of such individual (or any other individual) for benefits or assistance (or the amount or extent of benefits or assistance) under any Federal program or under any State or local program financed in whole or in part with Federal funds.

Statewide Stay at Home FAQs

Click here to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in NCor text COVIDNC to 898211.  

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North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities
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