Tag: Legislature

Disability Rights Florida Supports Affordable Housing

Monday, April 12, 2010

On Wednesday, April 7, staff from Disability Rights Florida participated in the Sadowski Coalition rally on the steps of the old Capitol. As in…

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SB 2118 Regarding Students with Disabilities/Seclusion/Restraint in Committee on Tuesday, March 23

Friday, March 19, 2010

Senate Bill 2118, a priority bill for Disability Rights Florida, will be heard by the Senate Education PreK-12 Committee on Tuesday, March 23, 2010,…

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Limiting Restraint on Students with Disabilities

Monday, February 22, 2010

Orlando Sentinel urges lawmakers to protect children with disabilities from improper restraint and seclusion.

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Students with Disabilities/Seclusion/Restraint (SB 2118) filed by Senator Andy Gardiner

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Senator Andy Gardiner filed SB 2118, the Senate companion to Rep. Dorothy Hukill’s HB 81 on the same subject.

Future updates on these bills…

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Mental-Health Reform Has Human, Fiscal Urgency

Sunday, September 27, 2009

As many as 125,000 people with mental illnesses requiring immediate treatment are arrested and booked into Florida jails every year. And on any given day,…

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