People of AC – Michael Mihayo & Christiana Okyere

Photo of Michael MihayoANDChristiana Okyere Meet Michael Mihayo & Christiana Okyere, members of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

LRS Expansion Enables More People with Disabilities To Work

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services has expanded its services to help more people with disabilities obtain employment. On July 3rd, LRS announced that it will now serve people in Orders of Selection 2 and 3, individuals with limitations in two or more functional areas, for the first time in several years.

Assistive Technology Can Help People with Disabilities Vote

Assistive technology such as magnifying sheets, adjustable voting machines, and audio voting attachments are available to help people with disabilities vote.

State Expands Bayou Health - Allows Additional Participants to Enroll

Louisiana will soon expand eligibility for Bayou Health to allow people on the New Opportunities Waiver (NOW), Community Choices Waiver (CCW), Supports Waiver and Children’s Choice Waiver, to enroll in Bayou Health if they choose. It’s very important that individuals and their families look closely at the potential benefits and risks of enrolling in Bayou Health before making this decision.

AC Awards Jazz Fest Ticket to Woman with Mobility Impairments

Nemsas at Jazz FestOn May 4, 2014, Nemasa Asetra attended the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival through AC's Community Outreach Program. Click to read her blog about the day.

AC's Brean Arnold Helps Woman with Quadriplegia Return To School

The Advocacy Center's Brean Arnold, Client Advocate, recently assisted a 21 year-old woman diagnosed with quadriplegia who need a modified van to return to college.