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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....

Cherry Creek School District Challenge Spurs Statewide...

A parent called Disability Law Colorado when her son’s school limited her participation in a meeting about her son’s behavior.  Disability Law Colorado filed a complaint against the Cherry Creek...

Why Community Integration Matters

Disability Law Colorado believes that people with disabilities should have the opportunity to live in the community instead of a nursing home. Our Position Since 1976, Disability Law Colorado has...

New Homes for Residents of Grand Junction Regional Center

In August 2009, Governor Ritter announced that because of the state’s budget crisis the Grand Junction Regional Center’s skilled nursing unit would close in early 2010.  Since this announcement, our...

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