Disability groups back call for inquiry into education of children with a disability

Disability groups have backed calls for a broad inquiry into the education of children with a disability, following revelations an autistic Canberra school student was confined in a cage-like structure. Graeme Innes, who served as the nation’s disability discrimination commissioner from 2005 until last year, has called for such an inquiry, warning the ACT case was… Read More Disability groups back call for inquiry into education of children with a disability

Understanding Disability: Tax credits available for those with disabilities

Taxpayers with disabilities, parents of children with disabilities, and businesses wishing to accommodate the disabled may qualify for tax credits and deductions, according to the IRS publication 3966, “Living and Working with Disabilities.”Many taxpayers are missing out on some deductions, credits and payments. For example: The legally blind, who cannot see better than 20/200 in… Read More Understanding Disability: Tax credits available for those with disabilities

Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis win HCPC honors

Astra Zeneca’s SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression from MWV won the 2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (HCPC). HCPC announced its 2014 Compliance Packages of the Year competition winners during RxAdherence 2015, the organization’s annual conference on patient adherence and compliance-prompting packaging issues. HCPC’s… Read More Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis win HCPC honors