Innovation & Trending Topics

COVID-19

Restore Your Sense of Control – Despite the Pandemic

HBR offers tips on how employees, managers, and organizations can accelerate the autonomy recovery process, particularly if they are struggling.

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Employment of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Employment of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Will Technology Help or Hinder D&I Efforts?

An academic debunks five myths around disability inclusion — including how tech isn’t ‘the main answer.’

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Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Epidemic

One Doctor is Working to Fight D.C.’s Opioid Epidemic, Even as a Pandemic Rages

Dr. Edwin Chapman has adapted his practice to continue treating nearly 300 opioid addicts a month through telemedicine and extra precautions for in-person visits.

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Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal Justice Reform

Transformed by Access to College in Prison

The author, Allen Burnett, attends Cal State LA and helps incarcerated people prepare for transitions back to their communities.

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Early Intervention & Childhood Development

Early Intervention and Childhood Development

Adversity in Early Childhood

How will children fare in the face of rapid changes currently taking place?

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Medicaid Managed Care

Medicaid Managed Care

Pandemic Drives New York’s Medicaid Enrollment Up

New York’s spending on Medicaid is expected to increase by 6% this year, according to an analysis from the Empire Center for Public Policy published in late August.

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Youth in Transition

Youth in Transition

Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care Face Unique Challenges During COVID-19

For young people in foster care, the uncharted times of Coronavirus are even more unsettling.

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Innovation

innovation

To Foster Innovation, Cultivate a Culture of Intellectual Bravery

Intellectual bravery is a willingness to disagree, dissent, or challenge the status quo in a setting of social risk in which you could be embarrassed, marginalized, or punished in some way.

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Poverty Fighting

Poverty Fighting

The Pandemic Could Push 150 Million More People Worldwide Into ‘Extreme Poverty’

The pandemic is upending more than two decades of progress on reducing extreme poverty around the globe — and estimates of how many people will be affected continue to escalate.

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