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The State Board of Education unanimously approved changes to Michigan's policy on restraint and seclusion in schools at its March 14 meeting. The new policy implements the language in recently-enacted Michigan law that places significant limits on the use of these dangerous practices. "We are pleased with the Board's action," said Mark McWilliams, MPAS Director of Public Policy and Media Relations. "The new policy is another step in making the protections in state law - protections that have been endorsed by parents, advocates, and educators - a reality in Michigan schools."

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Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Priorities and Objectives for FY 2017

To comment on our priorities, please take our Priorities Survey. Priority 1:  Eliminate abuse and neglect Individuals with disabilities will not be subjected to restraint or seclusion. Individuals...

Substantiated Abuse and Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes and...
A family is gearing up to fight a school district that is suing them over their desire to keep their special needs son in his school.

2015 Teacher of the Year now fighting district over her son's educational rights

This article orginally appeared on WXYZ by Kim Russel. 7:09 PM, May 24, 2016 10:09 AM, May 25, 2016 WALLED LAKE, Mich. (WXYZ) - Last year she was celebrated by her district - named 2015 Michigan...

Meet the 2016 Ernie Reynolds Essay Contest Winners

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. is proud to announce the winners of our annual Ernie Reynolds Essay Contest.   MPAS holds this contest each year in honor of an outstanding disability...

Lawsuit Filed After County Slashes Support to Individuals with Disabilities in Washtenaw Co.

Medically necessary services cut to individuals without proper notice The Washtenaw Association for Community Advocacy (ACA), along with several individuals receiving services through the Community...

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