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Opinion/Editorial
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The Governor’s Office proposal to scoop of $2 million from the TBI (traumatic brain injury) account, established pursuant to the Tommy Manning Act (RCW 74.31), would jeopardize work done to bridge the gap of those with brain injuries in need of critical services.
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On Friday, June 5, 2009, Judge Hirsch, a Thurston County Superior Court judge, declared invalid a DSHS regulation reducing Medicaid Personal Care hours for children under the age of 18. Represented by Disability Rights Washington and Ele Hamburger from Sirianni Youtz Meier and Spoonemore, a teenage...
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Traumatic Brain Injury in Washington State has reached epidemic proportions. A fact sheet soon to be released by Washington's Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), in cooperation with the Washington Traumatic Brain Injury Strategic Partnership Advisory Council (TBI Council), offers this...
Opinion/Editorial
Disability Rights Washington talks with advocates of people with mental illness daily and is keenly aware of the dire need for improvement in the mental health services in Washington State.
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Recently, there has been a ground swell of attention focused on youth mental health needs.
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DRW successfully advocated for individualized admission and discharge of dementia patients at Western State Hospital, and a prior policy that resulted in discrimination against dementia patients has been abandoned.
Opinion/Editorial
It's time to follow the lead of a progressive state that is championing the rights of parents with disabilities. The name of that state is Idaho. That's right: Idaho. A few years back, in 2002 and 2003, Idaho enacted changes in their laws that protect the rights of parents with disabilities.

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