DRO applauds successful termination of lawsuit challenging Franklin County jail's use of Tasers

After five and a half years of legal advocacy by Disability Rights Ohio on behalf of inmates who had been victims of inappropriate use of Tasers, the case of Shreve v Franklin County has reached a successful resolution. On Monday, December 28, 2015, the United States District Court granted a... Read more...

December 30, 2015Read More

Are you currently on a waiting list for waiver services? DRO would like to talk to you.

More than a year ago, the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center published a study that analyzed waiting lists for home and community-based waiver programs in Ohio's developmental disabilities system. Read more...

December 16, 2015Read More

ABLE, DRO file federal lawsuit seeking changes to Dayton Mall bus stop policy

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) and Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) today filed a federal lawsuit against the Dayton Mall and several of its anchor stores--Macy's, Sears, and Elder Beerman--seeking a policy change that would enable people with disabilities who ride public transportation to have effective and equal access... Read more...

December 15, 2015Read More

Disability Rights Ohio lawsuit claims Ohio Secretary of State's voting services violate the ADA

Disability Rights Ohio and the law firm of Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP, have filed a federal lawsuit against the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. The suit, filed on behalf of three blind Ohio voters and the National Federation of the Blind, alleges that some voting services... Read more...

December 7, 2015Read More

Ohio House Bill 394: What You Need to Know

H.B. 394 is legislation sponsored by Representative Barbara Sears that is currently being considered by the Ohio House Insurance Committee. The bill would make significant changes to Ohio’s unemployment compensation program. Read more...

November 25, 2015Read More

Disability Rights Ohio and Other Advocates File Complaint on Behalf of Sheltered Workshop Employees

After working for an average of $2.50 an hour for more than three years, three Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) clients are asking for fair pay from Seneca Re-Ads, a sheltered workshop run by the County Board of Developmental Disabilities in Seneca County. Read more...

November 19, 2015Read More

Disability Rights Ohio, Legal Aid Society of Columbus file joint Amicus Brief in support of woman attempting to challenge her guardianship

Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) and the Legal Aid Society of Columbus (LASC) have submitted a joint Amicus Brief (also known as a Friend of the Court brief) in a case involving a woman who is currently under guardianship in Marion County. Read more...

November 13, 2015Read More

With DRO’s Help, Veteran Returns to Work after VA Banished Her Service Dog

Army veteran Lisa Wilson just wanted to go back to work. But her job with the veterans service organization Disabled American Veterans was located inside the VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, and the center had banished Wilson’s service dog, Beau, from the premises. Read more...

November 11, 2015Read More

DRO's Voter Hotline to be open on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3

Disability Rights Ohio's Voter Hotline will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. DRO's team of attorneys is available to answer voting questions or advocate on your behalf if your voting rights are being violated. Read more...

November 2, 2015Read More

Call DRO if your private duty nursing services are being cut, eliminated

Recently, many people getting PDN services have learned that their services will be reduced or even eliminated. This creates many problems for people and their families and may even be illegal under Medicaid law and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read more...

October 8, 2015Read More

August-September 2015 newsletter is now up!

The August-September 2015 edition of News from Disability Rights Ohio is now up! Read more...

September 30, 2015Read More

Voters with Disabilities: We want to hear your stories

Voters with disabilities should be able to vote independently and privately, just like people without disabilities. Disability Rights Ohio wants to hear your stories about problems you have had when trying to vote or registering to vote. Read more...

September 22, 2015Read More

Central Ohio parents can get help with IEP process

Central Ohio parents of students with disabilities: Do you need help getting the IEP services your child needs? Read more...

September 1, 2015Read More

DRO's July 2015 newsletter is now up!

The July 2015 edition of News from Disability Rights Ohio is now up! Read more...

July 31, 2015Read More

Disability coalition thanks Ohio policymakers for removing language that would have weakened DD Bill of Rights

Today, a coalition of 11 disability organizations sent a letter to Governor Kasich and key members of the Ohio General Assembly, thanking them for removing language from the state budget bill that would have changed the Developmental Disabilities Bill of Rights without the input of people with disabilities. Read more...

July 21, 2015Read More

Our June 2015 newsletter is now up!

The June 2015 edition of News from Disability Rights Ohio is now up! Read more...

June 30, 2015Read More

Don't miss DRO's April / May 2015 newsletter

The April / May 2015 edition of News from Disability Rights Ohio is now up! Read more...

May 29, 2015Read More

Special Education: Release of Student Records in Doe v. State of Ohio in Toledo, Cincinnati and Cleveland School Districts

Doe v. State of Ohio is a class action lawsuit that was filed in federal court in 1993 as part of another lawsuit about funding and providing education in the State of Ohio. Read more...

May 22, 2015Read More

People with Disabilities and Advocates: Raise Your Voice!

The Ohio Senate will be meeting at 1 p.m. tomorrow to review the Ohio budget and decide how much money will be provided for services and programs that allow people with developmental disabilities to live in the community. Read more...

May 13, 2015Read More

Support People with Disabilities at the Ohio Statehouse!

The Ohio Senate Medicaid Committee will be hearing from government officials and the public about the Department of Developmental Disabilities budget at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Read more...

May 8, 2015Read More

Eleven Disability Organizations Send Joint Letter to Ohio Legislators

Some of the changes to the DD Bill of Rights in H.B. 64 might be seen as modest updates to the law, but others are seriously troubling. Read more...

May 6, 2015Read More

Individuals with Disabilities and Advocates: Tell Your Stories!

Tell your state lawmakers that you want people with disabilities to have the services and supports they need to live in the community. Read more...

May 5, 2015Read More

DRO releases full, combined report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

The full, combined version of Disability Rights Ohio's three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities is now available. DRO will be presenting the report at the Attorney General's Two Days in May Conference on Victim Assistance on May 4. Read more...

May 3, 2015Read More

Ohio Senate's Medicaid Committee sets public state budget hearing schedule

Right now Ohio lawmakers are in the middle of the state budget process. They are choosing how much money to spend on supporting people with disabilities to live in their own communities. Read more...

April 27, 2015Read More

DRO releases third in three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Today Disability Rights Ohio is releasing the third and final part of its report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Brief Three discusses the gaps in the statewide criminal justice system that prevent full enforcement and prosecution against abusers. Read more...

April 24, 2015Read More

DRO releases second in three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Today Disability Rights Ohio is releasing the second of a three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Brief Two focuses on support services for individuals with developmental disabilities who experience sexual abuse and provides recommendations for ways to improve those services in Ohio. Read more...

April 22, 2015Read More

Cincinnati, Toledo and Cleveland public school teachers: DRO needs your help

Disability Rights Ohio is looking for volunteers to participate in an interview as part of Doe v. State of Ohio, a class action lawsuit brought by Disability Rights Ohio on behalf of all preschool and school-age students with disabilities in the state. Read more...

April 21, 2015Read More

DRO releases first in three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

oday Disability Rights Ohio is releasing the first of a three-part report on Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Brief One explores the factors in Ohio’s developmental disabilities system that contribute to individuals’ vulnerability to sexual abuse and provides recommendations to address these factors. Read more...

April 20, 2015Read More

Cleveland-area parents invited to share their special education experiences April 29

The Arc of Greater Cleveland and Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) invite you to a family forum to discuss your child’s experiences with special education services. Read more...

April 2, 2015Read More

Read DRO's March newsletter

The March 2015 edition of News from Disability Rights Ohio is now up! Read more...

March 31, 2015Read More

Comment on DRO's work on behalf of individuals with mental illness

Public Forum Notice: We want to hear from you! Read more...

March 24, 2015Read More

DRO, NAMI Urban Greater Cincinnati Network on Mental Illness Denounce Hamilton County Complaint Against Widow

In response to a civil rights lawsuit filed against Hamilton County in the wrongful death of Gary Roell, Sr., Hamilton has now filed a complaint against Mr. Roell’s widow, who was his legal guardian. Disability Rights Ohio and NAMI Urban Greater Cincinnati Network on Mental Illness denounce Hamilton County’s... Read more...

March 11, 2015Read More

New DRO Report Examines ODE's Restraint, Seclusion Data

Based on advocacy efforts by Disability Rights Ohio and a host of other stakeholders, including the ACLU of Ohio and parents and students with disabilities, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) adopted Rule 3301-35-15: Standards for the implementation of positive behavior intervention supports and the use of restraint and seclusion. Read more...

March 11, 2015Read More

Governor proposes changes affecting independent providers of home care

Many people with disabilities receive home and community-based services (for example, a personal care aide, a home health aide, or a nurse) through Medicaid, which allow them to receive the support they need in the community and to avoid unnecessary institutionalization. Read more...

March 5, 2015Read More

News from DRO - February 2015 is now up!

The February 2015 edition of the DRO newsletter is now up! Read more...

February 27, 2015Read More

DRO offers overviews of budget proposals from key state agencies

On Friday, February 6, Disability Rights Ohio held an Ohio Disability Policy and Advocacy Briefing, bringing together advocates from organizations throughout the state to discuss the state budget process, advocacy strategies, and Governor Kasich’s budget proposals. Read more...

February 10, 2015Read More

Read DRO's January newsletter

Disability Rights Ohio's January 2015 newsletter is now up! Read more...

January 30, 2015Read More

Toledo-area parents invited to share their special education experiences Feb. 13

Family Voices of Ohio, The Arc of Northwest Ohio and Disability Rights Ohio will host two open forums on Friday, February 13, at Toledo Children's Hospital, in the Croxton Auditorium of the Legacy Building. Parents of students with disabilities are invited to discuss their child's experiences with special education services,... Read more...

January 28, 2015Read More

DRO, ABLE file complaint with Department of Justice on behalf of Spanish-speaking parents, students

Today, Disability Rights Ohio and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality filed an administrative complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of Spanish-speaking students with and without disabilities and their families. Read more...

January 27, 2015Read More

DRO raises concerns about state Transition Plan for CMS rule changes

The state of Ohio last month released its proposed Transition Plan for home and community-based services (HCBS) in response to new federal rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more...

January 16, 2015Read More

FFY 2015 Priorities detail DRO's work for the year

Each year, Disability Rights Ohio makes decisions on the kinds of work that will be its priority in the coming year. The Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Programmatic Priorities have now been posted, along with a printer friendly PDF version. Read more...

January 6, 2015Read More

National Federation of the Blind class action lawsuit against ATM company will have hearing in May

The following is a notice for a class action case against ATM manufacturer Cardtronics. The state of Massachusetts, the National Federation of the Blind and several individual blind people have alleged that Cardtronics' ATMs are not accessible for blind people. Read more...

December 31, 2014Read More

DRO's December newsletter is now up!

Disability Rights Ohio's December newsletter is now up! Read more...

December 30, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio document addresses common concerns about DD system changes

Throughout the month of October, Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) traveled the state with its partners from The Arc of Ohio, holding family focus groups for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) and their families. The forums gave those families an opportunity to express their concerns about DRO's efforts to change the... Read more...

December 22, 2014Read More

Ohio legislature responds to DRO, other advocates to extend seclusion and restraint rules to charter schools

DRO is pleased that the Ohio House of Representatives agreed with the Ohio Senate to pass a bill containing language that will provide protections for students with disabilities in charter schools. Read more...

December 18, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio encourages public to comment on state Transition Plan

Yesterday the state of Ohio released its proposed Transition Plan for home and community-based services (HCBS) in response to new federal rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Within five years, states will only be allowed to spend Medicaid waiver money on services that are in... Read more...

December 16, 2014Read More

The DRO November newsletter is up!

Want to read about the work we did in November? Check out our newsletter! Read more...

December 4, 2014Read More

Cincinnati-area parents invited to discuss special education experiences Friday, Dec. 5

Disability Rights Ohio and the University of Cincinnati University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UC UCEDD) will host two open forums on Friday, December 5, at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., in rooms 602 and 601 on the fifth floor. Read more...

December 1, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio's Voter Hotline open until 7:30 p.m. today!

Disability Rights Ohio's Voter Hotline is open today until 7:30 p.m., when the polls close. DRO's team of attorneys is available to answer voting questions or advocate on your behalf if your voting rights are being violated. Read more...

November 4, 2014Read More

Doe v. State of Ohio seeks funding, good outcomes for special ed students

In 1993, Ohio Legal Rights Service, now Disability Rights Ohio, joined Doe v. State of Ohio, alleging that funding for special education in Ohio was denying children their federally mandated right to a free and appropriate public education (FAPE). Read more...

October 29, 2014Read More

Preference given to people with disabilities and their families at remaining DD family focus groups

In October, Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) and The Arc of Ohio are traveling the state to hear concerns over DRO's proposed changes to the system for people with developmental disabilities. Read more...

October 16, 2014Read More

DRO, The Arc of Ohio to hold DD family focus groups throughout October

Disability Rights Ohio and our advocacy partners recently began talks with state officials to address concerns about widespread segregation in Ohio’s developmental disabilities system. It is our hope that these talks will produce a plan to provide additional opportunities and true choice for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to... Read more...

October 3, 2014Read More

The DRO September Newsletter is now up!

Our September 2014 Newsletter is now up! Read more...

September 30, 2014Read More

Problems with BVR, BSVI services? Call us for help.

If you are having difficulties or questions about services you are receiving from the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation or the Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired, call our office. When you call, a staff person will be assigned to help you. We can provide advice and/or develop a plan... Read more...

September 22, 2014Read More

New publication explains changes to Ohio's civil commitment laws

On June 17, 2014, Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 43, which made changes to Ohio’s civil commitment process for individuals with mental illness. The new law goes into effect on September 17, 2014. Disability Rights Ohio has created a new publication, Changes to Ohio’s Civil Commitment Laws, to provide information... Read more...

September 12, 2014Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about ODE's release of student data to DRO

Disability Rights Ohio, on behalf of students with disabilities, filed a class action lawsuit (Doe v. State of Ohio) that claims the State of Ohio does not provide enough resources to school districts to provide a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities, as required by federal... Read more...

September 3, 2014Read More

Get your education questions answered by attorneys, advocates at Dayton-area Brief Advice Clinic

Disability Rights Ohio is partnering with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and Legal Aid of Western Ohio to provide information and advice to parents of students with disabilities on education issues, including punishment, suspension and expulsion; delay in evaluation for special education eligibility; and lack of needed services. Read more...

August 28, 2014Read More

State of Ohio notifies parents, guardians of its planned release of student data to DRO

Disability Rights Ohio is representing students with disabilities in a class action against the state of Ohio challenging the adequacy of special education funding. As part of this work, DRO needs data that the state keeps about all students. Read more...

August 19, 2014Read More

Desired changes to DD system are all about choice

A story today in the Columbus Dispatch noted the opposition some families of individuals with developmental disabilities feel about our efforts to advocate for a more community-based developmental disabilities system in Ohio. We are always eager to receive different viewpoints on the work we do. Read more...

August 18, 2014Read More

DRO warns that current state initiatives will not be enough to forestall legal action

On July 1, 2014, Disability Rights Ohio, the federally authorized and state-designated system to protect and advocate (P&A) on behalf of individuals with disabilities in Ohio, sent a letter to the Kasich Administration officials, alerting them to our 18-month investigation that uncovered clear violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act... Read more...

August 1, 2014Read More

Call Sen. Portman today and tell him to support the Disabilities Treaty!

Join DRO and other disability rights advocates today in encouraging Ohio Sen. Portman to support the Disabilities Treaty! The Senate is expected to vote this week! Read more...

July 29, 2014Read More

Disabilities Treaty passes committee, now awaits vote by full Senate

Today the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and soon it will head to the full Senate for a ratification vote, possibly as early as next week! Read more...

July 22, 2014Read More

Senate could vote on Disabilities Treaty soon

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), also known as the Disabilities Treaty, is an international human rights treaty that will extend rights protections like those guaranteed by the Americans with Disabilities Act to millions of people with disabilities worldwide. Read more...

July 14, 2014Read More

DRO, partners notify Ohio officials: State DD system violates Americans with Disabilities Act

For the past 18 months, Disability Rights Ohio attorneys and advocates have been engaged in an extensive review of the system of residential services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ohio. Read more...

July 3, 2014Read More

DRO joins national advocacy organizations in support of employees who report patient abuse

Disability Rights Ohio, AARP, National Disability Rights Network, National Senior Citizens Law Center, and National Health Law Program filed a friend of the court brief with the Supreme Court of Ohio in support of Patricia Hulsmeyer, whose wrongful termination lawsuit alleges that she was fired in retaliation for reporting patient... Read more...

July 2, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio - June 2014 newsletter is now up!

The Disability Rights Ohio June newsletter is now up! Read more...

July 2, 2014Read More

DRO issues comments on proposed changes to Ohio's guardianship system

Disability Rights Ohio has issued comments on the proposed amendments to the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio governing adult guardianships. Read more...

June 26, 2014Read More

DRO planning outreach events to answer healthcare questions

Disability Rights Ohio is an approved Navigator for the Healthcare Marketplace. This means we can provide information and assistance for individuals with disabilities who have questions about their healthcare coverage options and how the new healthcare law impacts them. Read more...

June 2, 2014Read More

DRO Voter Education Opportunity

Disability Rights Ohio is launching a campaign to help people with disabilities understand their voting rights and the voting process. Read more...

May 28, 2014Read More

After homicide, Disability Rights Ohio calls for action to end the use of dangerous restraints

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has determined that the death of 15-year-old Kenneth Barkley was a homicide caused by traumatic asphyxiation during a physical restraint used by staff of the group home where he was a resident. Read more...

May 22, 2014Read More

Law School Admission Council agrees to allow accommodations to test takers, provide compensation to those denied

The Department of Justice has announced a settlement with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) over testing accommodations on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Read more...

May 21, 2014Read More

DRO Voter Information and Hotline to be open Voting Day, Tuesday, May 6

Voting Day in Ohio is Tuesday, May 6. Check with your local board of elections for specific information, including early voting options, voting times and locations. Read more...

May 5, 2014Read More

Our April 2014 newsletter is up!

Our April 2014 newsletter is now available! Read more...

April 30, 2014Read More

Court rules guardians can appeal Department of Medicaid decisions without an attorney

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... Read more...

April 9, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio's March Newsletter is here!

This month's newsletter is now available. Read more...

March 24, 2014Read More

Are you experiencing a denial or delay of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services?

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... Read more...

March 20, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio issues investigative report on Rose Mary Center

Disability Rights Ohio has issued a report on its investigation of Rose Mary Center, a 42-bed facility in Cuyahoga County for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities operated by Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland. Read more...

March 11, 2014Read More

Ruth Colker addresses House Bills 333 and 334 in Plain Dealer op-ed

Ruth Colker, DRO Board member and Distinguished University Professor at the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University, wrote an op-ed for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to share how Ohio legislators are seeking to limit enforcement of parts of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Education... Read more...

March 6, 2014Read More

Check out what's happening at DRO - February 2014 Newsletter

Our February newsletter is now available. Read more...

February 24, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio scores major victory in case of Gibson v. Forest Hills School District

For over four years, Disability Rights Ohio represented Chloe Gibson, a student with autism, a seizure disorder and moderate cognitive impairment, and fought to help her actively pursue an education and make progress toward achieving her goal of gaining customized supported employment in an integrated setting after graduation. Read more...

February 21, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio Applauds Introduction of the Keeping All Students Safe Act

Disability Rights Ohio applauds the introduction of the Keeping All Students Safe Act, a comprehensive legislative measure aimed at establishing standards and limitations on the use of restraint and seclusion interventions in school settings. Read more...

February 13, 2014Read More

Ohio Olmstead Task Force joins oppostion to HB 333

The Ohio Olmstead Task Force, a statewide coalition of individuals and disability rights advocates, recently sent a letter to Representative Michael Stinziano, expressing concerns with HB 333, legislative measure he introduced that would single out people with disabilities and require additional notice and time delays prior to the filing of... Read more...

February 4, 2014Read More

Check out our January 2014 newsletter!

Our January newsletter is now up! Read more...

January 29, 2014Read More

Stinziano Bill (HB 333) Would Harm Disability Community

Members of the disability community will offer strong opposition testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on HB 333, a bill sponsored by Rep. Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus). The hearing is set for Wednesday, January 22 at 4 p.m. in Room 122 of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Read more...

January 21, 2014Read More

Those eligible for Medicaid under Ohio's expansion must reapply on state website

Due to technical difficulties, the federal health insurance exchange website, healthcare.gov, cannot send applications for Medicaid to the Ohio Department of Medicaid. The Ohio Department of Medicaid is encouraging everyone who thinks they may be eligible for Medicaid to complete an application for Medicaid on the Ohio Department of Medicaid... Read more...

January 15, 2014Read More

Blind student files discrimination suit against Miami University

With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, Aleeha Dudley, a blind student pursuing a degree in zoology with hopes of attending veterinary school, has filed suit (case number: 1:14-CV-00038) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against Miami University for discriminating against... Read more...

January 13, 2014Read More

DRO negotiates services for Ohio inmates

Eleven inmates who are blind or have a visual impairment and are incarcerated in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (DRC) system are receiving services and accommodation for their disabilities. Staff from Disability Rights Ohio (formerly Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)) negotiated with the DRC to provide accommodations and... Read more...

January 13, 2014Read More

Sign up for health insurance by midnight tomorrow for Jan. 1 coverage

Tomorrow at midnight is the deadline to register for health insurance coverage if you would like your plan under the Affordable Care Act to start on Jan. 1. Those who miss the deadline will still be able to avoid penalties if they sign up for coverage by March. Read more...

December 23, 2013Read More

Medicaid expansion is here to stay in Ohio!

On Friday, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the State Controlling Board acted legally when they accepted federal money to expand Medicaid to those making 138% of the federal poverty level, an estimated 275,000 Ohioans. Read more...

December 23, 2013Read More

Law firm Steptoe & Johnson, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law join Doe v. State of Ohio case as co-counsel

Disability Rights Ohio announces that law firm Steptoe & Johnson and the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, both based in Washington, D.C., have joined its Doe v. State of Ohio lawsuit as co-counsel. Their addition will help Disability Rights Ohio bring this 20-year-old case to a successful resolution for... Read more...

December 16, 2013Read More

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