Client Stories

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Client Focus: Nicolas

By Legal Council | March 3, 2017

When Nicolas came to the United States as a young boy, he was seeking political asylum, leaving a country that was dangerous for him to live in. He and his…

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Client Focus: Early Intervention

By Legal Council | February 8, 2017

At age 2, Rashaan was not talking at the level of most children his age. Fortunately, his doctor noticed this delay, diagnosed autism, and ensured that he would receive Early…

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Client Focus: Janae and William

By Managed WordPress Migration User | December 14, 2016

When Janae gave birth to William, things didn’t go exactly as planned. William was born premature and needed a hernia surgery, but for some reason, Janae could not get him…

Client Focus: Jane

By Managed WordPress Migration User | November 30, 2016

Being a 12 year old girl isn’t always easy. For Jane, being 12 is more complicated than most. When she suffered from a mental health crisis in the middle of…

Client Focus: Hatim

By Legal Council | April 26, 2016

Hatim, an HIV-positive man with limited English skills, first came to AIDS Legal Council after he sustained a devastating injury at his job as a butcher, and was unable to…

Client Focus: Shaneea

By Legal Council | April 4, 2016

A young mother with a 4-month-old baby, Shaneea had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and marijuana abuse when her treating psychiatrist at an outreach partner, Fantus Clinic, referred her to the…