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The Arizona Center for Disability Law has reached a settlement with the state Medicaid agency and an insurance provider to provide a life-saving breastmilk formula for an 18-month-old child with...
The Colorado Child Safety Coalition released an extensive new report and video, March 2, uncovering extensive use of dangerous practices regularly used by the Division of Youth Correction Services...
In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee dated March 13, the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities voiced strong opposition to a proposed bill that it argues would create “significant...
A federal court has signed off on a settlement with disability advocates in Oregon and Providence Health Care, ending a long-running dispute over its coverage of applied behavioral therapy, the...
In a victory for disability rights advocates, the Texas Education Agency will remove a policy that prevented an estimated hundreds of thousands of students with disabilities from receiving special...
Recently, Thomas Andres was arrested in the Tri-Cities area while experiencing a mental health crisis. His mother told a news reporter that she had reached out to the crisis center two times prior to...
Disability advocates are voicing opposition to a new policy brief, distributed by the House Republican Leadership last month, which aims to repeal the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid-funded...
Mr. Jones, a 55-year-old man with schizophrenia, is a former detainee at the Multnomah County Detention Center, in Portland, Oregon. One day, Mr. Jones refused a staff deputy’s order to shower and...
Disability Rights Montana is opposing a bill introduced into the state house that makes it a crime to fraudulently misrepresent a service dog. House Bill 364, heard by the state’s House Human...
The Arizona Center for Disability Law is calling on Arizona legislators to reject a bill that would create a “cure period” for business that fail to make their facilities and services accessible to...
In a letter to legislators sent last month, the nations’ largest coalition of disability rights advocates urged passage of a new bill, known as the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act.
In a federal lawsuit filed March 2, Disability Rights Pennsylvania alleges that a new restaurant from Food Network and Iron Chef star Jose Garces is inaccessible to people with mobility disabilities...
The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona has denied the state of Arizona’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit arguing that state and local governments are required by the Americans with...
On the afternoon of Tuesday, March 7, SB 5465 passed out of the Washington State Senate and is now headed to the House for consideration. It was voted out unanimously and keeps us on the road towards...
Disability Rights Washington’s AVID Jail Project hopes to shed light on the challenges faced by women with disabilities in our jails. Incarceration disproportionately impacts women with disabilities.
In a major victory for disability rights advocates, the Supreme Court, in ordering an appellate court to rehear a case by an 8-0 vote on February 22, has made it easier for families of students with...
In a letter to members of the House of Representatives dated February 3, the National Disability Rights Network demanded that they reject a proposal to weaken federal education accountability...
Get ready to pack your bags and travel to Hawai'i in October for "Sustainability," the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity. This year's conference is scheduled for...
Bills have been introduced in both chambers of the Washington State Legislature that would replace court oversight with the judgment of a board, the Public Safety Review Panel (PSRP). This change...

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