#GivingTuesday Want to support a good cause? This #GivingTuesday help raise money for DisAbility Rights Idaho, Inc. and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. And on GivingTuesday Dec 1, Facebook will match $7 million in qualifying donations. Thank you for your support. We’ve included information about DisAbility Rights Idaho, Inc. (DRI) below. DRI Protects, Promotes And Advances The Legal And Human Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities, Through Quality, Legal, Individual. And System Advocacy. Last year alone, our attorneys and non-attorney advocates accepted over 200 cases – including investigating allegations of … Continue reading #GivingTuesday
For Immediate Release 11/04/2020 Contact: David Card 202.408.9514 x122 firstname.lastname@example.org NDRN Executive Director: “Count Every Vote” Washington, DC – Like everyone else, we at the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) anxiously await the results of the election. We hope that the votes can be counted quickly so that Americans can feel confident in knowing who will be their next president. However, a quick vote count is no substitute for an accurate one. And that is why we are strongly calling upon state election officials, state legislatures, the courts, and the federal government to ensure that every vote is counted. Anything … Continue reading NDRN Executive Director: “Count Every Vote”
Know Your Rights as a Voter with a Disability! Click the link below to download a PDF with information about your rights as a voter with a disability! DRI 2020 General Election Newsletter
Click the link below to download a PDF with information about how to vote in the 2020 election. Voting 2020
Please click on the link below to download the Joint Statement Regarding Idaho Election Accessibility Concerns. Click here to download.
DRI’s very own Amy Cunningham, Acting Executive Director and Legal Director, has been awarded the Professionalism Award from the Idaho State Bar and featured in the magazine The Advocate. Excellent work Amy! Click here to download the spotlight. Click here to read the article.
Patients with disabilities who need a support person for disability related needs should be able to access this support while in the hospital. If you have problems with your support person being allowed into the hospital with you because of COVID-19 visitor limitations, please contact us. Office of Civil Rights resolves complaints to allow patients with disabilities reasonable access to support persons in hospitals: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/06/09/ocr-resolves-complaints-after-state-connecticut-private-hospital-safeguard-rights-persons.html Centers for Medicare and Medicaid guidance regarding hospital visitation limits: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-hospital-visitation-phase-ii-visitation-covid-negative-patients.pdf
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Letter to Governor Little concerning medical rationing standards in Idaho. Click here to download the PDF.
DRI is going to be participating in a live discussion with IPUL and the State Department of Education regarding returning to school in the fall of 2020 on July 15, 2020 from 6:00pm – 7:15pm MST. Parents and families of students receiving special education and related services are encouraged to attend! Visit IPUL website here: https://ipulidaho.org/news-and-events#ipul-s-next-training or view PDF announcement for information, registration is required. Click here to download the PDF.