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DLC Files Action against CDHS and CMHIP in Federal Court

Disability Law Colorado Files Action in Federal Court Against the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado State Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo for Allowing Persons with Serious...

Threat/Risk Assessment Survey

Disability Law Colorado is currently collecting data regarding improper use of threat/risk assessments in schools.  If your child has been affected by a threat/risk assessment, please fill out our...

Pilot Election Review Committee

Secretary of State Wayne Williams has established the Pilot Election Review Committee to evaluate and assess the performance of proposed uniform voting systems. These systems will be piloted in...

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...

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