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DRNC launches series on educational rights of students with disabilities

DRNC is excited to announce the launch of our series of articles for EdNC.  These monthly articles will cover a variety of topics relevant to the experiences of students with disabilities at NC Public Schools. Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is

Free Assistive Technology Event in Rocky Mount, Nov. 1st

Free Community Event on Assistive Technology and Disability Rights Joint Initiative of Self-Help Credit Union & Disability Rights North Carolina You are invited to attend a free event on Thursday, November 1, 2:30-5PM at the BTW Resource Center, 225 S. Church St., Rocky Mount,

NEWS RELEASE: Unnecessary Job Requirements Discriminate

May 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC—Disability Rights NC has settled a lawsuit against an employer for equal access to employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Although the terms of the settlement are confidential, it provides an important reminder to businesses that
The three founders of Advocates for Medically Fragile Kids pose with two members of Disability Rights NC staff at awards ceremony

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 it comes to Medicaid policy. Recently, the word was “life-sustaining” in the policies governing the Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C). This program
Staff of Disability Rights NC and Center for START Services at awards ceremony

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 improving the system of support for children with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and behavioral health needs. In 2016, Disability Rights NC filed a