Disability Rights Network Stands Ready After Federal Audit Finds Abuse and Neglect in Group Homes

January 17, 2018   For Immediate Release   WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a report that found numerous incidents of abuse and neglect of people with developmental disabilities living in group homes. In response, NDRN Executive Director Curt Decker issued the following statement: “I would like to […]

ACLU of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Amend Legal Action Against State Officials over Termination of Disability Services

NOVEMBER 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oklahoma City, OK– The ACLU of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Disability Law Center filed an amended petition today in Anderson, et. al. v. Lake, the case challenging the Oklahoma Department of Human Services threatened termination of critical waiver services for thousands of Oklahomans with disabilities. After informing over 20,000 […]