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Service Needs Questionnaire for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors in North Carolina

Disability Rights NC needs your help to identify gaps in services for people with a Traumatic Brain Injury living in North Carolina. Traumatic brain injury, or TBI for short, is an injury to the brain that happened sometime after birth,

Letter to the Editor: DRNC on the Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

The N&O touched on an urgent issue in “NC families struggle to find housing for adults with disabilities” (Dec. 27). These families are caught in a system that is failing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. North Carolina has been

What the Release of the Leandro Report Means for All Students in North Carolina Public Schools

In 1997, in the landmark Leandro case, the North Carolina Supreme Court determined that the right to education guaranteed by our state constitution means that all children attending public schools in North Carolina must have an opportunity to receive a
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Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms

Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms A report issued by Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) on suicide and overdose rates in NC jails includes statistical information for years 2017-2018, and documents continuing
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Help Us Welcome Equal Justice Works Fellow Joonu-Noel Andrews Coste

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is excited to welcome our first Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellow, Joonu-Noel Andrews Coste. Coste, who joined the DRNC team on September 3, will focus her Equal Justice Works Fellowship on reducing North Carolina’s over-reliance