The community continues to express concern over the treatment of Alex Spourdalakis, a 14 year old boy with autism who has spent more than 3 weeks in Chicago hospitals enduring arm and leg restraints, lack of care appropriate to his medical needs and lack of accommodation for his disability. He remains in Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153 (708) 216-9000 as of today, 3/13/13.
Alex entered the Loyola Health Care System, Gottleib February 16th. Gottleib transferred him to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, March 1st, where he now remains.
1) You can fill out and fax the Office of Civil Rights complaint form
2) You can fax a letter to the Office for Civil Rights Region V using this as a sample letter HERE.
The sample letter has the info you will need for the complaint form or your own letter. Thank you.
Region V - Chicago (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin)
Celeste Davis, Regional Manager
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
233 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60601
Voice Phone (800) 368-1019
FAX (312) 886-1807