DRMS News

Special Education

Ensuring children with disabilities have access to free and appropriate public education. INCLUSION IN THE LEARNING PROCESS:  IT’S AN OBLIGATION! Here’s a recent success story: An example of what advocacy can accomplish: One of our experienced education team advocates served…

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Disability Rights Mississippi

School Board Policy Challenged by DRMS

http://lincolncounty.wlbt.com/news/schools/brookenhaven-school-districts-policy-challenged/44990 Brookhaven School District’s policy challenged Submitted by News Staff Tuesday, July 12th, 4:11 pm Topics: Schools The Brookhaven School District has been forced to changed its Board Policy after it was reportedly challenged and found to be in violation…

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Voter ID

Every Vote Counts

Voter Registration Activities You must register to vote by October 6, 2012 to be able to vote in the November 6th Presidential Election!!  DRMS will participate in National voter Registration Day on Sept 25th at Mendenhall Ministries Volunteer Center from…

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Disability Rights Mississippi

New Report on Restraint and Seclusion on School Children

For Immediate Release                             Contact: David Card NDRN: Department of ED Must Do More to Stop Restraint and Seclusion of School Children WASHINGTON – In a new report released today, the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) called on the U.S. Department of…

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Disability Rights Mississippi

Some Advice for Job Seekers

When one of our senior advocates moved on to take another job recently, we advertised for an experienced disability advocate to join our team. Because we are well known for high quality work and have a decent pay scale and…

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