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.
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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with TPS
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with TPS to Resolve Discriminatory Discipline Case filed by ABLE
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Children of Undocumented Parents Unlawfully Denied Driver’s Licenses
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Refugees’ Court Victory Will Ensure Equal Access to Ohio Drivers’ Licenses
Community Refugee and Immigration Services, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Transportation is crucial to most of us. It allows ...
Important Message About COVID-19
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) is here to help people living in poverty for whom the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about swift and se ...
Celebrating the Center for Equal Justice
The Center for Equal Justice has stood as a beacon of hope for 10 years at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Huron Street in Toledo. It offers servic ...
Nearly 2000 people helped during driver's license clinics
Ohioans deserve the chance to move out of poverty by gaining stable employment so they can provide housing, food and other necessities to support themselves and their families. Often they must overcome barriers such as high driver’s license reinstatement fees, the loss of a driver’s license or other roadblocks that can prevent individuals from obtaining stable employment.
George: Living Independently with a Disability
George is a 34-year-old man with developmental disabilities who works at a residential care facility, lives independently in his community, and has overcome many obstacles in his life. Despite being able to work, George needs additional support services to live independently successfully.
Samantha: Advocating to enable her to live independently
Samantha works at a school in her community and lives with her parents. Her parents are aging and are worried that Samantha cannot live independently without help because of the challenges presented by her developmental disabilities.