Success Stories

Protecting the Rights of an Employee with HIV

A woman and her employer had agreed that she would work no more 20 hours per week.  The employer continually scheduled her for more than 20 hours per week and...

Man with Autism Continues in College

Disability Law Colorado helped a young man with disabilities who was living in student housing and attending college. He started experiencing severe anxiety...

A Fight for Community Integration

Beth Will was living and working in the community until she got ill. The hospital discharged her to a nursing home for rehabilitation. And so began Beth’s...

No Pet Rent for Companion Animals

Disability Law Colorado was contacted by a person with a disability who wished to have his companion animal live with him. The landlord told him that he must...

Expulsion Reversal for Student with Developmental Disability

What happens when a school fails to follow the rules for a manifestation of disability review? Client Story We received a call from a mother whose daughter was...

The Right to Shop Independently

A woman with developmental disabilities called us requesting assistance. She lives independently in her own apartment where she prepares her own meals and...

Lease Termination Help for a Quadriplegic Man

We received a call from a man who had recently become quadriplegic as the result of an accident. He had signed a one year lease for a third floor unit before...

An Independent Life in the Community

Linda had an apartment in the community until a series of illnesses. She was admitted to a nursing home for rehabilitation. The plan was to discharge her to...

English Skills Support Won from DVR

A young deaf man whose first language was American Sign Language, was struggling with his job in the hospitality industry. Brad enjoyed the interaction with...

Rental Policy Reversed

A landlord charged a fee when a man with disabilities needed to move into an assisted living residence, until Disability Law Colorado got involved. The Story...

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