Discover the hopeful story of MDLC’s fight for education services for Matthew, a 15-year-old client with autism and behavioral challenges, who lives in a group home.
Citizenship Day event guides immigrants through process
Citizenship Day at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis College) was one of MMLA’s last in-person community workshops held before the pandemic. In late January of 2020, Legal Aid staff worked with volunteer attorneys, advocates, and law students to guide eligible immigrants through the citizenship application process with full legal...Read More
Legal Aid at Children’s Hospital helps families facing multiple challenges
Amina Warsama’s fourth child, Marwa, was born with significant health conditions. Diagnoses of Down Syndrome and a heart defect, among other things, meant that Marwa spent several months after her birth at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Those months were very difficult for her parents, who work full-time and have three...Read More
Minnesota Disability Law Center
Family secures essential medical equipment
Benjamin is nine years old. He lives in Red Wing, Minnesota with his parents and three siblings. Ben has quadriplegia and cerebral palsy and lives with occasional seizures and major reflux issues. Ben’s mother, Carrie Quade, recently made a request to the family’s health plan for an enclosed hospital bed...Read More