Read in-depth perspective of the state's mandated move from agency to individual providers, and what that really means for those who depend on personal care.
A bill of rights for adults and enhanced investigations are among several changes proposed to improve the state's abuse response system.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn presented a model anti-bullying policy and procedure to the legislature last week. Each public school district now has until August 2011 to implement an individual policy, procedure, and a compliance officer.
The right to take risks, even in the face of failure, is an important human right and a basic tenet of the disability civil rights movement. In the poem "What If", Sharon Jodock-King explains the significance of this from her perspective.
America's empty promise to give the elderly and those with disabilities a choice.
For many, despite their wishes, skilled nursing facilities continue to be the place called home. Here's a look behind-the-scenes at policy, laws, and the civil rights movement to live in a home and not a facility.
A recently-awarded social justice fellow at DRW will examine discrimination, neglect, and abuse in Washington’s correctional facilities.
Research shows prisons can worsen conditions of those with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illness.
Clipboard, level and measuring tape in hand, DRW recently visited counties' accessible polling sites, to see just how accessible they really are.