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250
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Several programs have been created by the state of North Carolina to assist persons with disabilities. Community funding allocations discussed in Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 42-53.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 6 Issue 2-3, Oct 1983, p8-27, il, bibl, f
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251
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North Carolina Insight interviews Ted Drain, head of the Division on Exceptional Children, and Claude Myer, director of the state's vocational rehabilitation program.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 6 Issue 2-3, Oct 1983, p28-38, por, bibl, f
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260
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The Nevins Center in Charlotte is just one of the city's programs that assist persons with mental or physical handicaps in living independent lives.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Jan 1984, p38-43, il
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26548
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Making Balsam Lake handicapped-accessible is an ongoing project of the U.S. Forest Service Highlands Ranger District and Physically Challenged Inc., a nonprofit group based in Sylva. The land, lake and lodge are now open to public use.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1990, p6-7, il, por
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26612
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Facilities are being constructed in North Carolina to accommodate handicapped anglers. Private industries are also becoming involved in making fishing equipment for disabled people, and new innovations for the blind are being explored.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 35 Issue 4, July/Aug 1988, p19, il
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28447
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Liani Yirka is the accessibility and inclusion coordinator at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Yirka helped introduce technologies and programs enabling fully independent navigation for people of varying abilities. All exhibit content is available regardless of visual impairments or hearing loss.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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28448
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Venues across coastal North Carolina are enhancing visitors’ travel experiences. More than four-hundred accessible attractions are offered in ACCESS North Carolina, a vacation and travel guide for people with accessibility needs.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p24-27, il, por Periodical Website
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29751
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For the last 30 years, Mountain Area Radio Reading Service (MARRS) has broadcasted a news radio program for blind and visually impaired people in Asheville and surround areas. The program is run by George deWalder, Jonathan Milam, and sixty volunteers who provide on-air readings of local newspapers and national publications.
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31046
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Shining Hope Farms, a therapeutic riding facility in Gaston County, North Carolina, serves people with a wide range of disabilities, including Asperger syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and brain injuries. The farm is run by Paul and Milinda Kirkpatrick, and offers various programs for Special Olympics athletes and handicapped horseback riders.
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31531
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The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Handicapped in Raleigh, with a small branch in Charlotte, provides the state’s blind and handicapped with reading material ranging from the classics to current magazines recorded on disks or tape. There is also a braille collection and books printed in large type. These services began as part of the Library of Congress’ “talking books” program.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 12 Issue 8, Aug 1980, p13, il, por Periodical Website
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31660
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The Harnett County Sheltered Workshop is a center accommodating a wide spectrum of handicaps, such as mental retardation, emotional disturbance, blindness, deafness and any other handicap which is a barrier to employment. The center operates under the Lee-Harnett Mental Health Authority, provides vocational training, and teaches participants the proper things to do in various social settings and situations.
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