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Helping Families with Developmentally Disabled

Children Transition to Adulthood - Guardianship

and Alternatives to Guardianship

- 57 families received pro bono representation in establishing guardianships for their severely

developmentally disabled young adults.

- Approximately 75 families received advice and counsel regarding their options with respect to

guardianship and its alternatives.

- 5 community presentations at Bradley Hospital.

PROJECTS

COMMUNITY PARTNER LAW FIRM PARTNER

YEAR

Bradley Hospital

Bradley Hospital’s Center for

Autism & Developmental

Disabilities

Barton Gilman LLP

2008-present

Looking Upwards Guardianship

Looking Upwards

Nixon Peabody LLP

2010-2012

Medical Legal Partnership for

Children (MLP) Guardianship

Medical Legal Partnership for

Children at Hasbro

Ratcliffe Harten Burke &

Galamaga LLP

Launched in 2016

PRO BONO HOURS

Guardianship and Alternatives

to Guardianship Projects

Attorney Hours:

835

RWU Law Student Hours:

241

approximately 50,000 individuals

with autism spectrum disorder (asd) turn 18

each year in the united states.