Tag: Institutions

Statement Regarding Transition of Carlton Palms Residents

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Disability Rights Florida is aware of Bellwether Behavioral Health’s notice to the Agency for Persons with Disabilities that it will no longer operate in Florida as…

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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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June 22 is 18th Anniversary of Landmark Olmstead Decision

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Olmstead v. L.C., in which the Court held that unjustified segregation and institutionalization…

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Settlement Could Offer More Options for People with Mental Illness

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The state Department of Children and Families has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by Disability Rights Florida and move toward providing more options for…

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Disability Advocates Resolve Litigation with Florida Department of Corrections

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Disability Rights Florida and the Florida Institutional Legal Services Project of Florida Legal Services announce that a settlement has been reached in their lawsuit against…

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