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Law Center reaches out to Native Americans

Saturday, June 4, 2011
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For seven years, the Native American Disability Law Center has been working with the Navajo Nation, the nation’s largest Native American reservation, to establish basic adult protection measures for people with disabilities. Though the Navajo Nation has…

Illinois group takes on “R” word tweets

Thursday, June 2, 2011For advocates around the world who have been taking on the use of the “R” word, there are additional tools in the box.  LifeMyWay, an Illinois group partnering with the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities, has launched a…

Disability rights group stands up for individuals at risk of losing essential services

Thursday, December 23, 2010Disability Rights North Carolina filed a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina in February 2010 on behalf of two individuals with developmental disabilities who risk institutionalization if proposed cuts to home-based services are implemented. The two plaintiffs, both of…

Lawsuit challenges planned North Carolina budget changes

Thursday, December 23, 2010DisAbility Rights of North Carolina is seeking to block North Carolina from making major cuts to its community-based services. The lawsuit is on behalf of two individuals whom would be forced to live in institutional settings after living in regular…

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