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For Immediate Release November 3, 2017 Contact: Mark McWilliams 517.487.1755, MMcWilliams@mpas.org Special Education Appeal Clears Important HurdleMichigan Teacher Fighting for Son Lansing, MI – A Michigan teacher, and parent, Melody Arabo can move forward with a case involving her 7 year old son and his special education rights after the U.S. District Court refused to expand the case as requested by her school district.  

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State Children's Psychiatric Hospital Under Scrutiny for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Violations

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) monitors facilities housing children with disabilities as part of its legal mandate.  One of our roles when monitoring is to ensure that...

Roseville Doctor Sued for Refusing Care to Child with Cerebral Palsy

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services, Inc. (MPAS) has filed suit against a Roseville doctor who refused to treat a four-year-old boy for a common cold because the boy has cerebral palsy. The...
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Michigan Nursing Homes Receive Failing Grade

(LANSING)  - Michigan has received a failing grade for its quality of nursing homes following an investigation of nursing home care in all 50 states. Michigan is one of eleven states to receive an “...
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MPAS Welcomes New Governmental Affairs and Communications Specialist

New Addition to MPAS Governmental Affairs and Media Relations Team Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. is excited to have Ms. Ashley Steffen as its’ new Governmental Affairs and...

Psychiatric Hospital Patient Deinstitutionalized and Integrated into his Community

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) Legal Team Successful in Advocating for Psychiatric Hospital Patient   June 27, 2013 - After over 15 years of confinement and treatment in...

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