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Resources

To be an effective self-advocate, you must know your rights. This page contains links to resources that may help you learn about your legal rights or provide other helpful information.

  • The Autistics.org

    Information and resources by and for persons on the autistic spectrum.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • The Center for Public Representation

    Nonprofit law firm providing mental health law and disability law services.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Rights
  • The Legal Center

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Colorado
  • The Needs of Native Americans with Disabilities: 2007 Needs Assessment

    The results of the Law Center's 2007 Needs Assessment - assesses the needs of Native Americans with disabilities in the Four Corners.

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    • Resource Type Publication: General Information
  • The Resource for Disability Legal Issues

    Provides common sense legal "do's and don'ts" to employees who have become or are about to become disabled. Topics addressed include "obtaining disability benefits," "overturning a denial of disability benefits," "saving your job," "leaving your job," "maximizing your pension," and "retaining your health care benefits."

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Treatment Advocacy Center

    Dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illnesses. Information and resources for families, advocates and law enforcement.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Guide to Disability Rights Laws

    September 2005

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Law
  • UCP Assistive Technology

    Extensive list of links to information on AT, including AT funding.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Assistive Technology
  • United Cerebral Palsy

    Provides information on cerebral palsy and advocates for the rights of persons with any disability.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • University Legal Services

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State District of Columbia
  • Veteran to Veteran

    Veterans helping veterans through the Veterans Administration maze. Guides veterans through the Veterans Affairs process for filing a claim for service connected disability compensation.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • Veteran's Rights

    This page of the Illinois Attorney General's website provides information on veteran's rights in the areas of employment, services and benefits.

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy, Resource: Information/Disability
    • State Illinois
  • Virginia Office for Protection & Advocacy

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Virginia
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services on the Navajo Nation

    Services available to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo Nation that can help them to find and keep a job.

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    • Resource Type Publication: Employment
  • West Virginia Advocates

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State West Virginia
  • WheelchairNet

    Resources for wheelchair users and those interested in wheelchair mobility.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Woodbine House

    Source of books on disabilities for parents, children, teachers and professionals.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Wyoming Protection & Advocacy System

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Wyoming