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Guardianship Seminar – May 6, 2015

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Sharon Langer Elizabeth Hubbard and Wendy RobbinsOn May 6, 2015,┬áDade Legal Aid and Disability Independence Group Inc. presented the first training for Attorneys and others in for our children with special needs. The Regis Little Act will now protect our most vulnerable foster youth by providing a process that not only protects them… Read More »

Know Your Legal Rights

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Matthew Dietz On Saturday, September 20th, I had the opportunity to put on my professor hat and teach Criminal Procedure 101 to a very eager class of persons at the University of Miami. No, not for law students at the Law School, but instead for a class teens and young adults who have… Read More »

2014 Disability Policy Seminar

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

On April 7-9, 2014, I had the privilege to attend the 2014 Disability Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C. and participate in advocacy efforts to make an impact on disability policy. The Disability Policy Seminar is an event that brings together advocates for individuals with disabilities with public policy experts and focuses on major federal… Read More »

Best Buddies Seminar

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Best Buddies Seminar – ┬áby Stephanie Woodward In January I was invited to speak at Best Buddies Florida about lobbying and the importance of self-advocacy. I met with teams of Best Buddies Ambassadors to discuss current disability rights issues that they could talk about with their representatives in the Florida Legislature. Since each team… Read More »