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Those of you who know the disability community in Ca, also likely know the Lanterman Act . It has provided the legal underpinning for what was once the world leading support for the disabled in Ca.
by askyron
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 10:48 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
By Kate Atkins, Third and State A hundred days after passage of the state budget , it is too ...
by ThirdandState
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 10:42 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The struggle to end the ongoing practice of torture against people with disabilities at a so-called "school" in Massachusetts is not yet over. This update comes to advise you of an action by Occupy ...
by WakeUpNeo
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 12:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
As raising my kids has been a fully collaborative affair, The following diary is also one (the wife wrote it, and I'll post in support) KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET ...
by askyron
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Human rights activists, families and allies will rally in Boston on Saturday, June 2, 2012 to seek an immediate end to all ongoing state-funded torture of individuals with autism and related ...
by WakeUpNeo
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 02:51 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
A final consent decree in Ligas v. Hamos , formerly Ligas v. Maram , a lawsuit filed in 2005 against the State of Illinois, was entered yesterday. Nine people with developmental ...
by stlsophos
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 09:23 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
See UPDATE after the fold. The front page diary about justice dept. hiring practices: This does not befit the Kos community or represent us well. Rahm Emmanual just got himself in hot water ...
by jgkojak
Comment Count 169 comments on Mon Feb 08, 2010 at 08:52 AM PST with 30 Recommends
This is a very personal story of struggle and triumph and disappointment all rolled in together. It is essentially an attempt to both shed some light and perhaps offer some hope to the parents of ...
by Phil In Denver
Comment Count 174 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 05:25 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Developmentally disabled citizens in Illinois and their families have suffered mightily because of an historic bias on the part of the State, it's legislature, and provider agencies that emphasized ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2008 at 12:08 PM PST with 12 Recommends
As a passionate advocate for my brothers with disabilities and mental illness and people like them, sometimes I get so pissed off and discouraged. How the hell can I make a difference, especially ...
by NHandler
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2007 at 06:14 AM PST with 22 Recommends