Ensuring individuals with disabilities have self-determination in personal and financial decisions

The Rights Investigation and Accountability Program investigates the extent to which individuals with disabilities retain their basic rights to make personal and financial decisions and how people in positions to assist them in exercising those rights respect, protect, and facilitate the individual’s expressed interests.

Program Updates

Congratulations Reisha Abolofia

May 21, 2018Disability Rights Washington is pleased to announce that Reisha Abolofia will direct the new Rights Investigation and Accountability Program. Reisha will lead a team of one staff member from each of Disability Rights Washington’s three offices to ensure that individuals with disabilities have self-determination in personal and financial decisions.

Now Hiring: Attorney in Seattle

May 18, 2018The attorney will travel Washington to investigate whether people who assist Social Security Beneficiaries' fund management are complying with federal regulations designed to guard against financial exploitation and other forms of abuse and following the expressed wishes of the Social Security Beneficiaries about how to prioritize the spending of their benefits.

Now Hiring: Investigator in Spokane

May 18, 2018Disability Rights Washington seeks an investigator in its newly created Rights Investigation and Accountability program. The Rights Investigation and Accountability program investigates the extent to which individuals with disabilities retain their basic rights to make personal and financial decisions and how people in positions to assist them in exercising those rights respect, protect, and facilitate the individual’s expressed interests.

Now Hiring: Investigator in Olympia

May 18, 2018The investigator will travel across south west Washington and the peninsula to meet with people in their homes or the facilities in which they reside to ask them about how well their rights are respected and protected by the professionals supporting them. The investigator will also meet with those professionals and review records maintained on behalf of the individual with a disability.
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