The Brain Injury Association of America (BIA) provides information and resources for anyone dealing with a brain injury, whether you are the individual who sustained a brain injury, or you are a family member, a caregiver, or even just a friend. The BIA website covers issues ranging from diagnosis and treatment to to what to […]
Disability Rights Arkansas has secured a copy of the agreement between the Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) providers. The PDF document can be viewed here, and provides extensive information about the responsibilities of the entities involved, enrollment, member services, performance standards, responsibilities of both parties, reporting requirements, […]
Feb 12 UPDATE from Senator Leding: Cleared my first bill through the Senate as a senator today. SB161 removes the word “disabled” from license plates issued to Arkansans with disabilities. Ours is one of a very few states that still use the word on such plates. It’s a minor change that means a lot to a […]
DRA has an opening for the position of Director of Legal and Advocacy Services. For more information, please click on the heading for this post. You can also find this job announcement on DRA’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.
DRA Issues Statement: Governor’s Plan to Reform Juvenile Treatment Centers Long Overdue UPDATE: Arkansas Democrat Gazette Reports on Plan
UPDATE: The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported November 17 on Governor Hutchinson’s plans for some of the state’s juvenile treatment centers in an article titled, “2 Youth Jails to Close as Arkansas Reworks Juvenile Justice System”. To read the article, go to the link here: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/nov/17/2-youth-jails-to-close-as-state-retools/?news-arkansas&fbclid=IwAR3gkH-tFzLEMY6EiXjWaTCpf6HBg0FpuJco92S1eicQV9p80GSvEvy5nG0#.W_MKbDx_W9I.facebook 2 youth jails to close as Arkansas reworks juvenile-justice system […]