Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Changes to Medicaid enrollment cut care for special needs children

...when you're caring for a young child," Nobbie said.Josh Norris, the director of legal advo cacy for the Georgia Advocacy Office, said children have been removed from the Georgia Pediatric Program.When children with special needs are assessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-19/changes-medicaid-enrollment-c
Fighting for right of way

...contact public transit officials, but the problems remain unresolved. So in December she took her plight to the Georgia Advocacy Office, an agency designed to protect the civil rights of disabled Georgians. GAO attorney Robert Raubach, who has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/24/met_82664.shtml
Metro | Augusta Public Transit
Calendar

...December 2 "504 & Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part II." With Jean Estes, Staff Attorney for the Georgia Advocacy Office. Sponsored by the MCG Children's Medical Center, Project LINK (Learning Information, Networking and Knowledge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/13/met_475711.shtml
Metro
Family fights battle for brain injured

...state won the challenges and was upheld on final appeal earlier this year. But the family and attorneys from the Georgia Advocacy Office filed discrimination complaints with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/23/met_314488.shtml
Metro
Bill would let patients sue state

...lawsuit against the former researchers and 15 pharmaceutical companies that seeks more than $100 million. The Georgia Advocacy Office has been in contact with 60 to 70 former study patients, some of them outside Georgia, and an Atlanta law firm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/met_255723.shtml
Metro
Board to address juvenile jails

...giving you feedback, it's just too easy to fall into a routine," said Joyce Ringer, executive director of the Georgia Advocacy Office, a federally funded agency that monitors issues relating to abuse and the mentally ill. Juvenile Justice Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/25/met_224794.shtml
Metro
Hospital patients report abuse

ATLANTA -- In a report released Monday, the Georgia Advocacy Office said 92 patients at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville claim they have been physical or verbally abused. The office hired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/18/met_217668.shtml
Metro
News Analysis: Closing gap in treatment is key goal

...million 31,194 31.9 Source: Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities RESOURCES GEORGIA ADVOCACY OFFICE: (800) 537-2329, or www.thegao.org CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Awards grants to statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/20/met_541528.shtml
Metro
News you can use

...information, call 737-1759. PROJECT LINK COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES: A lecture featuring the staff attorney for the Georgia Advocacy Office, Jean Estes, will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the main conference center at the Medical College of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/03/met_361920.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
Boy goes on suicide watch

...case because the Lukes have indicated they might sue the department. The case also is being looked into by the Georgia Advocacy Office, which advocates for people with disabilities and mental illnesses. "Honestly, if he's there three months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/20/met_359516.shtml
Metro