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Singing River Industries and Georco


IDD Services: Supported employment, sheltered employment, and therapy for the intellectually and developmentally delayed population.

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Moving on From Retardation

Posted by wogletree on November 8, 2012 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (1)

I took a look at Google Trends this morning.  The phrase "Developmental Disabilities" was most popular in Ohio over the last year.  With Ohio at 100, Mississippi's search for the term fell at 21.  In a search for "Mental Retardation", with Pennsylvania at 100, Mississippi hit 83.  Searches for "Retarded" was similar with Mississippi at 82.

So, I set out to write this post.  Why?  Because we offer services to the IDD community in Jackson County, Mississippi....

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Crab Traps

Posted by wogletree on August 17, 2012 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Crab Traps are made by hand by the individuals we serve here at Singing River Industries and Georco.  The quality of our crab traps are wonderful, and our prices, too.  $28.00 for a four-funnel crab trap.  Support the intellectually and developmentally delayed population.  Support the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  Buy your crab traps here.

Monday through Friday: behind the Gautier Mall. (SRI)

Call us at (228) 497-9468.

Experience the Gulf.  Go crabbi...

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IDD Therapist: Part 3

Posted by wogletree on June 26, 2012 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Part III

Year Description Author/Publisher File Name

1963 Mental Health: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce House of Representatives Committee of Interstate and Foreign Commerce 63-MHH-CIF.pdf

1970 Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act of 1970 Mr. Kennedy, The Committee on Labor and Public Welfare 70-DDS-MKT.pdf

1971 Secretary's Committee on Mental Retardation: Programs for the Handicappe...

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IDD Therapist: Part 2

Posted by wogletree on June 19, 2012 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Part II

The public mental health/IDD service delivery system in Mississippi is administered by DMH

DMH was created in 1974 by an Act of the Mississippi Legislature as outlined in the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated,

o Placing into one agency

 Mental health

 Alcohol/drug abuse

 IDD programs…

o Which had previously been under the direction of

 State Board of Health

 Interagency Commission on ...

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IDD Therapist: Part 1

Posted by wogletree on June 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Part I

A Department of Mental Health-credentialed IDD Therapist

• is one who has applied and met the following requirements: employment, education. Experience, and inservice. Training requirements.

• Criteria first established by State Board of Mental Health in Jan. 1997

• PCIDDT provisionally certified after July 1, 1998 must complete MR-CTOP (Mental Retardation Core Training Program)

• Is CURRENTLY employed within Mississippi’s s...

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