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Mom Sues Broward School District Over Service Dog Issue

The Broward School District began tackling the thorny issue of allowing service animals in schools, at a workshop on Tuesday afternoon.

01/28/2014

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Hearing Set In Case About Kids In Nursing Homes

A federal judge will hear arguments Sept. 13 about whether a dispute involving disabled children being placed in nursing homes should become a class-action lawsuit.

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

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DOJ Asks: Is Fla. Unnecessarily Placing Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes?

Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Janna Montgomery said her daughter Anabell is at risk of being placed in a nursing home. (CBS4)

DOJ Looks To Quickly Address Children In Nursing Homes

Saying that time is “of the essence,” the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday offered to quickly meet with Florida officials about a federal investigation that found disabled children were unnecessarily being placed in nursing homes.

CBS4–09/26/2012