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Stories from and about people with IDD and their families.
My son, Craig Becker, is so fortunate and blessed to work at The Bearly Used Thrift Store in Park Rapids. This main street community business is widely considered the happiest and most important in town! It is also one of the busiest stores.
34-year-old Bob Clapper started working at Merrick, Inc. in 2008 when he turned 21. He worked in utility services or center-based employment for about 7 years.
Direct Support Professional Mambu shares how working at Merrick, Inc., has impacted Evan’s life.
Anyone who knows Laura is always impressed with her ability to communicate her needs and advocate for her rights. Unfortunately, lawmakers and agencies who create legislation on her behalf aren’t always listening.
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There is an Exception process within DWRS, that allows for exceptional rates to be applied on an individual case-by-case basis, if the current framework does NOT provide sufficient rates for waivered disability services.
Our Champions for Choice event which took place in April 2022 was a great success among our volunteers, advocates and families associated with A-Team Minnesota.
The State Legislature passed a bill during the last session that starts the process of eliminating the utilization of Commensurate Wages in Minnesota. Get Real!!
The following blog post by John Barker of Merrick Inc, captures the subject of the 14c elimination movement very well.
This upbeat, but informative video shows people with I/DD doing what they love, which in many cases includes a fully supported workplace. We need to allow them their own CHOICE of where to live and work.
Let these voices be heard! Take a few minutes to video tape your loved ones sharing information that will help others gain awareness about the plight of disability services