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New Social Security rule eases overpayment burden

A recent Social Security rule change will make life easier for many people receiving disability benefits – especially those who receive, or worry about receiving, the dreaded overpayment notice.

Automated interior doors improve access to library

“I believe that spaces can have a huge impact – spaces can feel oppressive, or they can be cheerful and uplifting. And accessibility is basic to making a space feel welcoming of and for everyone.”

CPL enhances early literacy programs with sensory-friendly upgrades

“We hope that having softer sound and lightning makes all our story times and other children’s programs more welcoming and accessible to children with sensory issues.”

Sherlock Center celebrates 30 years with a night at the zoo

The Sherlock Center celebrated its 30th anniversary, awarded five Access for All Abilities Mini Grants and cooled off with an ice cream social at “An Evening at Roger Williams Park Zoo” on Thursday, June 20.

Understanding tax implications of SSDI and SSI benefits

Unfortunately, there is no simple “yes” or “no” answer to the question, "Do I have to pay federal taxes on my SSDI benefits?" Some people are not required to pay any federal taxes on their SSDI benefits while others must pay taxes on a certain percentage of their benefits.

What you should know about whether federal benefits are taxable

Unfortunately, there is no simple “yes” or “no” answer to the question, "Do I have to pay federal taxes on my SSDI benefits?" Some people are not required to pay any federal taxes on their SSDI benefits while others must pay taxes on a certain percentage of their benefits.

Sherlock Center Early Intervention Project partners on initiative to boost workforce

The Sherlock Center’s Early Intervention (EI) Training and Technical Assistance Project has collaborated with the University of Rhode Island to develop a certificate program designed to prepare students for a career in EI.

Grant helps library invest in audio-enabled books for children

“The response was electric. For weeks ... we noticed kids would come into the Children’s Department and ask for the talking books.”

Free tax assistance available for those with low to moderate incomes

Rhode Islanders with low or moderate incomes may qualify for free help preparing and e-filing their taxes.

ASL videos improve accessibility at Providence house museum

“The ASL tour videos on our YouTube channel remain some of the most viewed videos on the channel.”