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LR 296 comes up for hearing at Noon today, Feb. 21, 2018. The resolution, sponsored by Senator Lynn Walz, would appoint a special committee to study the conditions and treatment of individuals with mental illness within State-Licensed Care Facilities.

Karen Masterson, a Case Advocate at Disability Rights Nebraska, discusses her personal experience with helping a friend navigate the services available to people with developmental disabilities in Nebraska. In her blog post, she also talks about Disability Rights Nebraska's new vision and mission statements and how they align with her own concerns about vulnerable populations.

Best practices in guardianship focus on those options that are the least restrictive. Marla Fischer Lempke from Nebraska's Office of Public Guardian examines the options and shares some resources.

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