Meet Nell Hahn, AC's Director of Litigation & Systems Advocacy!
On March 1, 2012, Louisiana began implementation of a Coordinated System of Care for children and youth under age 22 with mental health needs and at risk of out of home placement. The Advocacy Center has been monitoring its implementation, and have identified a number of areas of concern.
Ready Communities Partnership selected Louisiana's Emergency Management Disability and Aging Coalition (EMDAC) as the recipient of its National Service Award for 2013. The award recognizes EMDAC's leadership and service through community engagement on behalf of the needs of the vulnerable and special needs populations during emergency response.
Advocacy Center lawsuit alleges that Wal-Mart failed to accommodate employee with developmental disabilities.
AC attorney Laurie Peller recently helped a 40 year-old man transition from a nursing home to an apartment of his own.
Advocacy Center wants to host a website where anyone can search for accessible places in Louisiana, and review them, too! Join AC's "Go Where You Wanna Go" Campaign so Louisiana will be more welcoming to everyone!