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Locked Up and Locked Down: National Report Tackles the...

Between 80,000 and 100,000 inmates are currently segregated in prison cells nationwide for 22-24 hours per day, for days, months, years, and in some cases decades at a time. 

HCPF Announces New 60 Day Timeline for Health First...

Beginning September 1, 2016, Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) applicants and members will have 60 days, as opposed to the current 30 days, to file an eligibility appeal with the...

DLC Staff Appointed to GJRC Campus Advisory Group

Geoff Peterson, advocate in Disability Law Colorado’s Grand Junction office, has been appointed by Reggie Bicha to the GJRC Campus Advisory Group.  The purpose of the Group will be to advise the...

Denver Elections’ Voter Service and Polling Center...

Disability Law Colorado’s Vote! Program is excited to share Denver Elections’ voter service and polling center locations and times.  This information, which is also available in Spanish, includes...

Parents Encouraging Parents Conference - Oct 27-29

The Colorado Department of Education has announced that their fall PEP Conference will be held in Vail, CO from October 27-29.   For more information, please review the flyers below:

9News Story on Pueblo Regional Center Features DLC Report

Feds probing illegal strip searches of mentally disabled by CDHS

Disability Law Colorado Successfully Settles Competency...

STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES SETTLES CHARGES THAT IT VIOLATED THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF INMATES OVER DELAYED ADMISSIONS FOR COMPETENCY EVALUATIONS Disability Law Colorado settled a federal...

The ‘New’ HCBS Rules and Why Your Input is Important

In January 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new rules that will potentially have a far-reaching and positive impact on the nature of residential and day service...

Making Hard Time Harder: People with Disabilities in Prison

The disproportionate incarceration of people with disabilities in the United States is a serious and growing problem. National surveys now indicate that as many as 31 percent of inmates in state...

Important Information from DLC's VOTE! Program About...

2016 Colorado Primary Make The Disability Vote Count!   The June 28th Primary Election is a mail ballot election, ballots are automatically sent to all active voters who are affiliated with the...

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