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Disability Rights Blog

Disability Rights Nebraska is encouraged by recent news indicating Nebraska is moving forward with its Olmstead Plan, and recognizes the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council for their instrumental support in funding the process. Why is Olmstead important and how does it affect real people? Read more in this blog post.

Every child probably attends a new school at some time in his or her life, but for children with disabilities, the regular discomfort of that situation can combine with their disability to make the “new” status even more difficult. Although it may never be possible to totally eliminate the rough ride, there are things that can be done to smooth out some of the bumps.

Guest blogger Paulissa Kipp clarifies Assertive Rights and their importance in self-determination for people with disabilities.