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Rhode Island Disabled

This State's Making Dramatic Moves To Help The Mentally Disabled Get Better Jobs

AP | ERIC TUCKER and MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Residents with mental disabilities would no longer be forced to work long hours doing manual labor for little money and inst...

Rhode Island City Reaches Settlement Over Disabled Rights

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The federal government has reached a settlement with Rhode Island and the city of Providence for violating the rights of the ...

Town, State Hit For Wrongly Segregating Disabled

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island and the city of Providence violated the rights of the developmentally disabled for years by unnecessarily segreg...