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Disability Rights NC Secures Changes to Innovations Waiver Administration

The NC Department of Health and Human Services has issued a new communication bulletin that should m…

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NEWS: Six State Constitutional Amendments

There will be six constitutional amendments on your ballot in November. Two are of particular concer…

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NEWS: Two Bills Shape NC Medicaid

Two bills passed in the recent legislative session that will shape NC’s Medicaid system for years to…

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Meet Our New Executive Director

The Board of Directors for Disability Rights North Carolina is pleased to announce the appointment o…

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Video: Service Animals 101 for Businesses

People with disabilities have the right to have their service animals with them in virtually every s…

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NEWS: No New Innovations Slots

The members of the NC General Assembly had an unexpected $190 million to work with when they created…

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New Advocate to Focus on Separate Classrooms, Schools

We have hired a new advocate focused on the abuse of children with disabilities in separate classroo…

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NEWS RELEASE: Unnecessary Job Requirements Discriminate

May 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC—Disability Rights NC has settled a lawsuit against an employer for equal a…

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A Vital Policy Change to Protect Medically Fragile Children

By Corye Dunn, Director of Public Policy A single word can make all the difference, especially when…

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Disability Rights NC Honored for Legal Work for Children with Complex Needs

On May 8, Disability Rights NC received an award from the Center for START Services for our work imp…