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Who Decides? The Unique Dynamics of Serving Survivors with Guardians.

For some people with disabilities, a court has appointed them a guardian to help them make important decisions. There are different types of guardianship, including plenary and limited guardianships, and rules vary by state. This webinar is a primer on the how to best serve a survivor who has a guardian – including issues of… Read more »

Disasters disproportionately affect people with disabilities, Stanford researcher writes

Reposted from Standford Medicine Original Post  By: Holly MacCormick Taking shelter from a storm is an ordeal for everyone, but for people with physical or mental disabilities, natural disasters add an additional layer of logistical and legal challenges. In a recent Stanford Law School blog post, Rabia Belt, JD, PhD, a legal historian, discusses how people with disabilities are disproportionately… Read more »

Report finds sex assaults, neglect, abuse at state disabled facilities

Reposted from KOMONews Original Post  By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Disabled people living in four Washington-state run communities have choked to death, been sexually assaulted, denied basic treatment and given the wrong medication, according to a report released Wednesday by Disability Rights Washington. “These institutions have a track record of seriously harming… Read more »

Triumph Omaha Planning Documents

By collaborating in their efforts, Triumph Omaha is working to bridge the gap in service for survivors with behavioral health disabilities, and creating a person-centered services model for survivors of domestic violence who experience severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

Middlesex Implementation Documents

Learn more about Middlesex L.E.A.D.S Collaborative and their mission, vision, and work process built on equality, empowerment, self-determination, and inclusion (“Nothing about us without us!”).