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1993 July

Meeting the Home-Care Needs of Medically Fragile Infants

By Cynthia Dailard & Michele Melden

Medically fragile, drug exposed infants suffer negative psychological, developmental, and physical effects from prolonged hospitalization. This column explores funding sources for the provision of home nursing care arid early Intervention services for these children.

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Utility Demand-Side Management and Low-Income Customers

By The National Consumer Law Center

Utility customers, utility regulators, and utilities have recognized that maximizing efficient use of energy saves money for everyone. This column examines programs that help customers install efficiency measures, called demand-side management (DSM), and suggests ways for advocates to analyze various DSM proposals.

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Legal Needs and Barriers

The Case for Supporting Representation of Aliens

By Richard A. Irwin

A generous immigration policy does not necessarily guarantee that aliens living In the U.S. have access to full participation in U.S. society. Their problems are exacerbated by language and cultural differences. This article explains who comprise the alien population in the U.S., what their unique problems are, and how legal services advocates can assist them with their legal needs.

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