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ABLE Appoints New Executive Director Makiedah Messam

Ombudsman Program Seeks Additional Volunteers

ABLE Attorneys Publish Analysis on the Community Lawyering Model in the UIC Law Review

"Working for Justice in an Unjust System: Moving Beyond the Legal System", published in Volume 55, Issue 2 of the UIC Law Review, discusses ABLE attorneys Kathleen Kersh and Matthew Currie’s analysis of how the community lawyering model can be used to promote community power to change unjust systems.

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Reaches Settlement with DPS to Improve Translation and Interpretation for Parents

LEP parents at Dayton Public Schools will soon have improved translation and interpretation accommodations, thanks to a recently signed resolution agreement between the school system and the U.S. Department of Education. Several LEP parents filed the initial complaint with ABLE’s assistance.

ABLE Receives $1 Million Grant for Eviction Protection in Rural Ohio Communities

ABLE is one of ten national organizations to receive HUD funding through the newly developed Eviction Protection Grant Program.

ABLE CREATES NEW PUBLICATIONS WITH THE AID OF THE OHIO STATE BAR FOUNDATION

With the generous support of the Ohio State Bar Foundation, ABLE attorneys create valuable materials.

MEDICAID WAIVERS EXPLAINED

Navigating the Medicaid waiver system can be complicated and frustrating.  Hear how two of our clients navigated the system.

Right to Learn - Clarissa's Story - Failure to Transfer School Records Affects Children Across the State

All children deserve stable education. But when Clarissa, an ABLE client with a special education plan, had to move one summer, her education at her n ...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE

New KNOW YOUR RIGHTS videos produced by ABLE help you know your rights and protect yourself and your family.

Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene

Matt Currie, ABLE Managing Attorney for our Housing and Economic Development Practice Group, wrote Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene, p ...

Hepatitis C

People who suffered from chronic Hepatitis C were finally able to obtain curative treatment covered by Medicaid when the Ohio Department of Medicaid made changes.  Read the White Paper Curing the Hepatitis Treatment Gap,” written by ABLE attorneys Taylor Burns, Rebecca Steinhauser, and Kara Ford, explaining why Medicaid coverage for curative treatment at earlier stages of the disease is vital and saves pain and hardship, and ultimately, Medicaid dollars. 

White Paper (pdf)