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The conditions and legal issues faced by inmates are featured on two new videos created by DRW's AVID project. These are the first of several videos that the project plans to issue.
Disability Rights Washington (DRW) seeks two attorneys to advocate for people with intellectual, sensory, mental health, and physical disabilities in jails located in King County.  DRW is looking for...
DRW worked with the Washington Department of Corrections to remove self-harm violations.  Beginning July 4, 2014, the Washington State Department of Corrections will no longer discipline incarcerated...
In a recent New Zealand television news report, a mother explained why she elected to have her daughter Charley Hooper kept permanently childlike through the administration of high doses of hormones...
For the first time, Disability Rights Washington has turned their video documentary focus on themselves. In this video, staff, board and council members of DRW explain what they do, where DRW started...
Update: our first GiveBIG was a huge success! Through the GiveBIG fundraiser and a separate fundraiser we held in the same week, DRW was able to raise $12,585.00 in one week! The Seattle Foundation...
“Like an apple seed, a kid can grow if he doesn’t get put in a box,” said Phillip Smith, one of the 10 youth who filed T.R. et al. v. Quigley et al., a class action lawsuit calling for reform of...
November 1, 2013 At the beginning of 2013, state officials and disability advocates began developing recommendations to improve the state's abuse response system.  Their report, released this October...