MISSION STATEMENT: Disability Rights Nebraska uses a combination of legal advocacy, public policy advocacy, citizen advocacy, self-advocacy and advocacy education to protect vulnerable people with disabilities, especially those who learn, live or work in isolated, segregated or congregated settings.
Disability Rights Blog
As Nebraska's Protection and Advocacy agency, one of our highest priorities is monitoring places where people with disabilities live and work. Case advocate, Molly Klocksin, discusses the importance of these monitoring visits and how they benefit people with disabilities.
According to the most recent available data reported from U.S. Department of Education, approximately 124,500 students across the nation were physically restrained, mechanically restrained, or secluded during the 2015–16 school year. Public Policy Director Brad Meurrens offers tips to increase both parents' awareness and students' safety.
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