Success Stories

Preservando la libertad de un anciano

Preservando la libertad de un anciano

Preserving an Elder's Freedom

The Denver Ombudsman Program was contacted by facility staff concerned that a resident in a secure memory care unit was being coerced by his wife to sign Power...

Special Ed Teacher Stops Taping Student to Wheelchair

Disability Law Colorado received a phone call about a student with disabilities being duct taped to his wheelchair by a teacher. We investigated the allegation...

Stopping Abuse of a Boy with Mental Illness in Detention

Disability Law Colorado received a report that a 14-year-old boy with mental illness was being abused while in a Denver detention center. Patterns of Abuse The...

Multiple Interventions for an Elderly Resident

Ms. Calabash first came to Disability Law Colorado over two years ago, with a complaint that she was not being adequately accommodated in her housing needs. An...

Grand Junction Restores Accessible Parking

When the City of Grand Junction began implementing its block-by-block civic improvement plan on Main Street, most residents were delighted, except for those...

Advocating for a Student Nurse

We were contacted by a woman who was deaf and had a dream of becoming a nurse. Linda enrolled in college and after just one semester of classes, she was told...

Deaf Students Get Degrees After All

Two students who are deaf were pursuing degrees in special education. The college intended not to recommend them for licensure because they were deaf.

Swimming Pool Lift

A person with disabilities called Disability Law Colorado when she was unable to access the pool at a health club.  After we wrote a letter, the health club...

A Man with Asperger's Pursues His Dreams

Disability Law Colorado advocated for a young man with disabilities when his request to attend a program for college students with disabilities was denied.  

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