Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

October 03, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Shreveport on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium at 705 Elvis Presley Boulevard. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Mandeville on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31.
October 03, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 on the Northshore will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Castine Center at 63350 Pelican Drive in Mandeville. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31.
September 27, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. until noon at the American Legion Hall, 151 South Wooddale Boulevard. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31.
September 26, 2006
The Louisiana Business Leadership Network and the Medicaid Purchase Plan are teaming up to connect job seekers with disabilities and employers who are hiring at “Louisiana Job Fairs 2006.” For the third year in a row, job fairs focused on people with disabilities will be held in nine cities across the state in October as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
September 05, 2006
Businesses that want to tap into the largest pool of unemployed Americans willing and able to work should sign up for a booth at “Louisiana Job Fairs 2006.” There will be nine events statewide aimed at matching employers who are hiring and people with disabilities who are looking for jobs.
September 06, 2005
Baton Rouge – Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center, along with the Department of Health and Hospitals—Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities' Regional Office in Lafourche Parish, will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005. All employees are expected to return to work.
September 03, 2005
Baton Rouge – The Department of Health and Hospitals—Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities has established four OCDD Response Teams. These teams will facilitate the handling of requests from people with disabilities, their families, providers, employees and the community. This includes requests regarding ICF/MRs, waiver supports and services, and state-funded services.
September 02, 2005
Baton Rouge – Community And Residential Services Association (CARSA), a trade organization for providers of services with developmental disabilities, in cooperation with the ARC of Louisiana, the Developmental Disabilities Council and The Advocacy Center, is available to assist families who may have relatives who were evacuated from community homes and other service programs in the Greater New Orleans area.
August 12, 2005
Louisiana’s CommunityCARE program has been held up as a nationwide example by a national Medicaid education and assistance group for promoting early identification of developmental delays in young children and working with primary care providers to make timely referrals for the appropriate treatments early enough to prevent further complications.
July 15, 2005
Businesses who want to tap into the largest pool of unemployed Americans willing and able to work should sign up for a booth at "Louisiana Job Fairs 2005," nine events statewide aimed at matching employers who are hiring and persons with disabilities who are looking for jobs.