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(Press Release) — Rota, also known as Luta in the vernacular, was the site of important undertakings by representatives from the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the State Rehabilitation Council on Jan. 30-31, 2014.
OVR staff conducted presentations during the Educating Employers Workshop held at the Rota Northern Marianas College on Jan. 30. ...continue reading "Monday, February 10, 2014: National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Rota:"

A woman filed yesterday a $1.2 million lawsuit in federal court against the CNMI government and other co-defendants over her alleged forced removal from her house on Rota by a police officer and other persons and her detention in the psychiatric ward of the Commonwealth Health Center on Saipan. ...continue reading "Friday, May 02, 2014: Woman allegedly forcibly taken to psychiatric ward:"

Gov. Eloy S. Inos proclaimed October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Oct. 3, 2014. As part of the NDEAM awareness activities, the planning committee has lined up a series of workshops/trainings this month to benefit employers by way of increasing their awareness and understanding of disability employment issues.
...continue reading "Tuesday, October 14, 2014: Disability employment training for employers:"

A complaint filed by a father against the Public School System in July brought to light the termination of certain services as provided to his special-needs daughter. The complaint was resolved in Sept. 4 when PSS agreed to meet the proposed resolutions in the complaint.
...continue reading "Thursday, October 23, 2014: Parent fights for occupational therapy services for daughter:"