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The United States District Court has issued a decision that restores hope to the approximately 14,000 Minnesotans with disabilities, many of whom are stuck living in corporate group homes. Today ...continue reading
The Minnesota Disability Law Center is excited to announce two new webinars for parents with children or young adults. One webinar focuses on the fundamentals of special education law, ...continue reading
From an Access Press article: More than 5,000 Minnesotans with disabilities have been deprived of plus-$1 billion in services for more than two decades under a federal Medicaid program managed by ...continue reading
From this StarTribune article: "Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent ...continue reading
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A new plan to better accommodate people with disabilities within the community was unveiled Thursday by Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon. Click here to read more... ...continue reading
Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....
HCBA President Tom Jensen has written a great article about Legal Aid in the May issue of Hennepin Lawyer ...continue reading
"A 10-year-old autistic boy was pinned to the floor and held facedown for 57 minutes by three staff members at his school after he threw a tantrum while working on a puzzle in his special education classroom...." Read Full Article.
"A deaf man who accused St. Paul police officers of beating him because he requested that an officer communicate with him in writing is scheduled to settle a federal lawsuit..."