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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 other care facilities. MPAS files complaints against individual licenses after the state substantiates abuse or neglect in a facility where those professionals provide patient care or supervise care providers. While these investigations are lengthy and cumbersome, the results of this advocacy are impactful in reducing the rates of abuse and neglect in Michigan.

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Elmer L. Cerano, Executive Director of Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS), on Lt. Governor Brian Calley's Special Education Task Force Reforms:

"I want to commend Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley for his success in bringing together the Special Education Task Force appointed by the Governor. Mr. Calley's leadership created an environment...

MPAS Gets Federal Guidance on Behavior Support

One of the most powerful and effective tools for students with disabilities who have behavior issues at school is the Behavior Intervention Plan (or BIP). The Individuals with Disabilities Education...

Self-Advocates of Michigan Seeking Applicants for Board of Directors

Self-Advocates of Michigan is now accepting applications for their Board of Directors. •Members of the board must be adults (18 and over) with a developmental disability. •Please type or write...

Federal Court Orders Flint Community Schools to Provide Access to Student Records

State-authorized advocacy agency, when acting with parents' consent, has access to records of students with disabilities (LANSING) - On November 23, a federal court in Detroit ordered Flint Community...

ABLE Account Legislation Passes Michigan House

Savings accounts to assist and provide greater financial opportunities for disabled individuals cleared the full House on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act,...

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