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Law regulates use of restraint in schools

...said Ron Cowan, an investigator with the Alaska Disability Law Center. "We really had nothing that was enforceable...Last year, a report by the Anchorage-based Disability Law Center charged that the Anchorage School District...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-28/law-regulates-use-restraint-schools
State
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...Disabilities Act."Now we've finished the trilogy," said Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a chief sponsor of the disabilities law, at a Capitol Hill news conference.Two Republican senators who voted against anti-discrimination legislation...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-08/senate-oks-gay-rights-bill
Watchdog group questions school 'safe rooms' use

...secluded in "safe rooms" far too often, according to a state watchdog group that investigated the practice.The Disability Law Center made public a September report that concluded student seclusion and restraint at Mt. Iliamna Elementary School...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-08/watchdog-group-questions-school-safe-ro
State
Resources available to voters with disabilities

...Applegate, staff attorney at the Disability Law Center of Alaska - one of the...Fleurant, executive director of the Disability Law Center."If they need to bring...several others, in addition to the Disability Law Center.? Contact reporter Mark...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-04/resources-available-voters-disabilities
Local
Disability group sues restaurant

ANCHORAGE - The Disability Law Center has filed a lawsuit against an Anchorage area restaurant...to build a permanent ramp at Turnagain House, she said. The Disability Law Center has sent letters to more than 300 Alaska businesses and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072902/sta_suit.shtml
News
Lobbyists earn $8 million last session for efforts to influence state legislators

...of advocacy groups such as the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Alaska Oil and Gas Association and the Disability Law Center of Alaska. Such part-time lobbyists did not account for much of the flow of dollars that went to influencing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090903/sta_lobbyists.shtml
News
New nonfiction at the library

...one chapter on choosing to go to work instead of college after high school). Written by a lawyer specializing in disability law and a director for disability services at a university, this is an invaluable resource for parents and teens alike...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030311/art_793671721.shtml
Arts
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...exam students with special needs, 7-9 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. Hosts are Parents, Inc., and Alaska Disability Law Center. Call Jan at 586-6171. Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley Home, 1136 Slim Williams Way, call 789-7058...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011900/Com_atown.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...exam students with special needs, 7-9 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. Hosts are Parents, Inc., and Alaska Disability Law Center. Call Jan at 586-6171. ]Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley Home, 1136 Slim Williams Way, call...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012000/Com_atown.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...class. Those decisions will be made on a student-by-student basis, he said. Steve Essley, a lawyer with the Disability Law Center of Alaska, said his agency has received ``a high number of calls'' from parents who feel keeping special...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012099/Loc_schools.shtml

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