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Statement Regarding Sharisa Joy Kochmeister

Disability Law Colorado is the designated Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Colorado, as authorized by the Developmental Disabilities...

Secondary Investigation Report Regarding the Body...

In late March and early April of 2015, the guardians of several residents at Pueblo Regional Center (PRC) contacted Disability Law Colorado (DLC) and reported concerns about unclothed body audits/...

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Wait List Has...

THE WAITING LIST HAS ENDED: SERVICES THE DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AVAILABLE WITHOUT DELAY April 30, 2015 Dear Customers, Colleagues, and Community Partners, Two years ago the Division...

Third Edition of the Everyday Guide to Special Education Law

The 3rd Edition of The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law is now available! You don't have to be a lawyer to understand the IDEA laws and process - you just need to read this book by Randy...

Statewide Restraint and Seclusion Survey of Schools

Since 2007, Disability Law Colorado has conducted a targeted initiative to reduce the use of restraint and seclusion of public school students with disabilities. Statewide Investigations Our...

Celebrating 25 Years Serving Seniors

The Colorado Long-Term Care Ombudsman and the Legal Assistance Developer Programs have called Disability Law Colorado home since 1988.  Celebrating 25 Years In 2013, Disability Law Colorado...

Right to Have Companion Animals

A companion animal is an animal that provides emotional support to a person with a disability.   Recently, Congress amended the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Most disability advocates...

Randy Chapman Celebrates 35 Years at Disability Law Colorado

Director of Legal Services, Randy Chapman, has been with Disability Law Colorado since 1977.   After Randy Chapman graduated from law school at the University of Texas at Austin, he came to...

Douglas County Program Discriminates Against Students with...

Disability Law Colorado filed a complaint with the Civil Rights Division alleging that a Douglas County School District voucher program was discriminatory against students with disabilities. 

Disability Law Sues the State of Colorado

The court orders mental health treatment for inmates who cannot participate in the criminal proceedings against them. The wait times to receive mental health treatment were weeks, even months....

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