FEB. 2, 2022 | 9 A.M. – 1 P.M. Award Ceremony at NOON FIRST FLOOR CAPITOL ROTUNDA We invite you to stop by to learn more about issues concerning people with disabilities: The housing crisis The direct care workforce shortage Digital accessibility AND MORE! Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement.
Click the following link to download the PDF containing 2021 General Election Information: 2021 General Election Information Información sobre las elecciones generales de 2021
Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement. June 29, 2021 To: Any and All Parents/Guardians of Innercept, LLC Re: DisAbility Rights Idaho Monitor Visit Dear Parent/Guardian: This letter is to inform you that DisAbility Rights Idaho (“DRI”) is planning to visit Innercept Residential Treatment Center on the dates of July 6, 2021 through July 8, 2021. Our visit to the facility is for monitoring purposes, which simply means that we will be speaking with residents and staff, and observing the general atmosphere and environment of the facility to monitor for compliance regarding safety and clients’ rights. DRI … Continue reading Notice of Monitor at Innercept Residential Treatment Center
Highlights of National Guardianship Summit Held virtually over four half-day sessions starting on May 10, 2021 around the theme of Maximizing Autonomy and Ensuring Accountability. First national summit held to develop recommendations in ten years. National Guardianship Network, a collaboration of fourteen organizations interested in guardianship issues organized the summit. Syracuse University Collage of Law hosted the event. Highlight of Summit Recommendations Twenty-two Recommendations for Improvement and Reform Rights-Based Guardianships – Enhancing Rights of Persons Subject to Guardianship: 3 Recommendations Supporting Decision-Making: 4 Recommendations Limited Guardianship, Protective Arrangement & Diverting Pipelines: 4 Recommendations Rethinking Guardianship Monitoring & … Continue reading DRI Executive Director, Amy Cunningham, a delegate at the Fourth National Guardianship Summit, joined 125 participants to develop National Recommendations for Guardianship Reform
Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement. March 1, 2021 Attention: All Parents and/or Guardians of Any Residents Currently Placed Mountain Home Academy – Located at 2850 Industrial Way, Mountain Home, Idaho 83647 The purpose of this announcement is to inform parents and guardians of residents currently placed at Mountain Home Academy that DRI will be monitoring activities at the facility the week of March 8, 2021 and may in the course of such monitoring have access to the minor or adult with a legal guardian. 42 C.F.R. 51.42(e). Disability Rights Idaho (DRI) is Idaho’s designated Protection … Continue reading Notice of Monitor at MHA
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.
Are you an adult with an intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD), or a parent/family member of a person with I/DD? We want to hear from you! The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities wants to hear about your experiences accessing the services and supports you need to live the life you choose. The Council is hosting webinars on the topics of: Abuse, Direct Support Staff, and Leadership and Accessing Technology. Join us! Date: June 19, 2020 Topic: Abuse – We want to learn and hear from you about what information you need to understand signs of abuse, how to report abuse, and how … Continue reading Conversations with the Council WE NEED YOUR VOICE!
Details will be released during a press conference on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 3pm. The press conference will be streamed live on the Idaho Secretary of State Facebook page, where comments will be addressed both live and immediately following.
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