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We work to make community integration a reality for Ohioans with disabilities.

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We enforce laws requiring community integration, access, reasonable accommodations and free appropriate public education.

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Our mission is to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of Ohioans with disabilities.

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Latest News from Disability Rights Ohio

  • April 9, 2014

    After losing at the state administrative level, Kimberly Forbes filed for court review of the decision regarding the level of services on her daughter’s Medicaid home and community services waiver. Rather than addressing the issues in the case, Medicaid’s lawyer, an assistant attorney general, asked the court to dismiss the appeal because the guardian was engaged in the unauthorized practice of law by bringing the case.

  • March 24, 2014

    Find out the latest information on disability news in the state: DRO jointly files friend of the court brief in support of a combat veteran, Bills to Watch, Brain Injury Awareness Month, updated information on the Rose-Mary Center investigation and more!

    March 2014 Newsletter

  • March 20, 2014

    Are you experiencing a denial or delay of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services (example: being told to wait for services, being told to take a break from a work placement, or similar situations)? Have you been told that this is due to a funding restriction or other problem? If so, please contact Disability Rights Ohio, we would like to hear your story.

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