The federal agency entitled Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) funds the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights Nebraska, and Munroe-Meyer Institute as a part of a national network to build capacity of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with disabilities and their families. These three agencies work together to provide advocacy leadership at a state and federal level to interested persons in Nebraska. A description and contact information for Disability Rights Nebraska and Munroe-Meyer Institute follows.
Disability Rights Nebraska, the Center for Disability Rights, Law and Advocacy, is a private, non-profit agency that:
Disability Rights Nebraska Press Release: Governor Approves Development of Olmstead Plan - Legislature passes bill to require plan to serve people with disabilities in most integrated settings
For more information or to request assistance from Disability Rights Nebraska, contact:
Disability Rights Nebraska The Center for Disability Rights, Law and Advocacy 134 South 13th, Suite 600 Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (402) 474-3183 or (800) 422-6691 Voice/Telecommunications for the Deaf Fax: (402) 474-3274
Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) is part of a national network of sixty-one University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Services (UCEDD). University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities are:
For more information about Munroe-Meyer contact:
Munroe-Meyer Institute 985450 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, Nebraska 68198-5450 E-Mail: email@example.com Phone: (402) 559-5730 or (800) 656-3937 Fax: (402) 559-5737