The Legal Center makes a difference in everyday lives...
The Legal Center protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado through direct legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis.
Visit our Colorado Legal Assistance Developer for the Elderly and State Long-Term Care Ombudsman program pages for 2014 Medicaid & Medicare updates and mandatory reporting laws of abuse and exploitation of at-risk elders.
The following is an excerpt from an article written by Tessa Cheek with The Colorado Independent:
One hundred and thirty-nine Coloradans under the age of 65 who live with developmental disabilities are being warehoused in privately owned nursing homes throughout the state in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Read full article...
Click here to view the video interview with Jennifer Blankenship, a 52-year-old woman who fought for two years to get out of a nursing home to live in the community.
The staff of The Legal Center would like to thank the Grand Junction community for a successful 2014 Open House! We appreciate your support!
The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law, Second Edition
The second edition of The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law, by Randy Chapman, was published in 2008. It is an essential tool for parents to help them get the best education possible for their child with disabilities. This book is also a great resource for teachers and school administrators.
Preventing Litigation in Special Education Workbook
New Preventing Litigation in Special Education Workbook is now available! Click here to order.
Or, click here to order the e-book format.
Preventing Litigation in Special Education Workbook is a supplement to the award winning book, The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law. This Workbook combines practical information on special education law with actual case examples that are presented in a concise story format.