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DRAFT Team Plans for FY2017 – Available for Input

DRMS has drafted its annual plan for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2016. The proposed Education and Community Integration priorities, projects, and case selection criteria have been developed based on the calls, comments, questions, and requests we…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DRMS Supports SPLC’s Charter Schools Lawsuit

Disability Rights Mississippi supports the Southern Poverty Law Center’s lawsuit to ensure proper funding and oversight for all Mississippi schools. Under current law, charter schools in Mississippi divert local and state taxpayer funds from traditional public school districts. According to…

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Help DRMS promote National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Oct. 24th!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities….

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Person-Centered Planning and Self-Direction: HHS Issues New Guidance

Excerpt from ACL Blog: On June 6, 2014, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued important guidance on implementing Section 2402(a) of the Affordable Care Act. This provision of the law requires the Secretary to ensure all states…

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Disability Rights Mississippi

Welcome to the NEW DRMS Website

We have a new look and new and old content for you.  The new site will be easier to update and change, resulting in more frequent new stories about successful DRMS cases, ongoing projects, and upcoming events.  We will also…

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