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June 23, 2016
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Family / Professional Partnerships Conference

Family Voices is holding its 10th Annual Family/Professional Partnerships Conference on July 15, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick.
The event will include a resource fair for families, children/youth, and providers serving those with special health care needs. The $10 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and all activities. Register at www.ripin.org or for more information contact, Tara Townsend at 401-270-0101, extension 139 or townsend@ripin.org.

June 20, 2016
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Developmental Disability News - by Gina Macris
Senate Passes DD Budget with $9 Million for Worker Raises, Incentives

At 1:30 in the morning on Saturday, the Rhode Island Senate passed a $246.2 million developmental disabilities budget, including language that had quietly been inserted by the House to protect more than $9 million in raises and performance incentives form being used for any other purpose. Read more.

Developmental Disability News covers the long-term impact of a landmark 2014 Consent Decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the State of Rhode Island, as well as a related Interim Settlement Agreement between the DOJ and the City of Providence signed in 2013. Readers can subscribe to the blog to receive updates by email.

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