Washington, DC – The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) announced today a formal partnership with the United States Census Bureau to guarantee a fair and accurate 2020 Census. 2020 Census national partners work with the U.S. Census Bureau to achieve its goal “to count every person once, only once, and in the right place.” National partners are non-profit, corporate or community organizations that encourage households to be counted in next year’s census. “We are excited to formally partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census and make sure that people with disabilities have the … Continue reading NDRN Partners with Census Bureau to Ensure a Fair and Accurate 2020 Census
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A Report on the Cycle of Abuse, Neglect, and Injury at the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center DRI is the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system for the State of Idaho. The P&A system was originally created to safeguard the well-being of individuals living in institutions. This remains a major focus of P&A activity today. As such, DRI monitors, investigates, and attempts to remedy adverse conditions in large and small, public and private, facilities that care for people with disabilities. DRI believes that people with disabilities are entitled to be free from abuse, neglect, exploitation, discrimination, and isolation, and are to be … Continue reading NO SAFE PLACE TO CALL HOME
Do I HAVE to get guardianship? MUST I have a guardian? We’ll help you answer these questions in a FREE half-day training* Supported Decision-Making in Action Statewide on November 30, 2018 Do I HAVE to get guardianship? Parents face this question day after day as their children with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities get older. Some people think they have no choice, that guardianship is their only option. MUST I have a guardian? Individuals with disabilities often have this question with nobody there to give them a straight answer. Most individuals feel they have no choice and others decide … Continue reading Free Training Supported Decision-Making in Action
Article_Supported Decision-Making** **An edited version of this article will be published in The Advocate