The Case for Inclusion 2019

Families suffer while NC makes them wait years for assistance for their disabled kids

Laura Branan used to call twice a year to ask if her son had moved up on the waiting list.

Every year she got the same answer: “No, he hasn’t moved much.” The last thing they told her was he was in the top 5% of people waiting. She didn’t know what that meant.

After repeating this for a decade, she gave up on it. The answers weren’t changing.