Tag: Agency For Persons With Disabilities

Monitoring and Investigation of Carlton Palms Educational Center: Results and Recommendations

Monday, March 05, 2018

Carlton Palms Report CoverDisability Rights Florida, the state’s federally-mandated Protection and Advocacy system benefitting Floridians with disabilities, has…

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iBudget Supplemental Funding

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

It has been almost four months since the settlement of Wheaton, et al v. APD, Case No. 4:13-cv-00179-MW-CAS. That settlement created some powerful tools to…

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Medicaid Reasonable Promptness Lawsuit Settled

Monday, October 28, 2013

Wheaton, et al v. APD, Case No. 4:13-cv-00179-MW-CAS

After the March 24, 2011 implementation of the cost plan freeze by the Agency for Persons…

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DD Waiver Waitlist Litigation Settled

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Dykes v. Dudek Settlement Agreement Summary

Disability Rights Florida filed the Dykes v. Dudek lawsuit in March of 2011 on behalf of individuals with…

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Lawsuit Seeks to End Unnecessary Seclusion and Restraint and Improve Inadequate Treatment

Friday, May 20, 2011

Florida Institutional Legal Services, a public interest law firm that represents people institutionalized in Florida, and Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s protection and advocacy system for…

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