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Public Comment Survey

You are invited to rate and comment on our proposed objectives for Fiscal Year 2018, the first year under our new Strategic Plan. The Plan sharpens our focus for the next five years onto three Priority areas: Freedom from Harm, Most Inclusive Settings, and Engaging People with Disabilities in Advocacy.

News/Events Headlines

The legislative session is full of both expected and unexpected twists, turns, and developments. It is the place where advocacy is preached, prized, and practiced. Senators, advocates, lobbyists, and concerned citizens propose and respond to new ideas, and much more. Public Policy Director Bradley Meurrens talks about this past legislative session.

The transition into adulthood isn't easy for anyone, including young people with disabilities. Learning self-advocacy skills can help teenagers and young adults with disabilities speak up for themselves and live the lives they envision for themselves. Administrative secretary, Tess Barnes, discusses the importance of building self-advocacy skills in Disability Rights Nebraska's most recent blog post.

People with disabilities are at grave risk of losing assistance that allows them to not only live more independently, but to participate in the classroom and receive the medical care they need in President Trump’s proposed budget plan, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness”.