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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.

  • Georgia Client Assistance Program

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Georgia
  • Handling your Psychiatric Disability at Work and School

    Information for people with a psychiatric condition that addresses issues and reasonable accommodations related to work and school. Provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other employment and education issues for people with psychiatric disabilities.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Hawaii Disability Rights Center

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Hawaii
  • Housing Needs of Hopis with Disabilities

    The results of the Law Center's 2012 Housing Needs Assessment - assesses the housing needs of Hopis with disabilities living on Hopi tribal lands.

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    • Resource Type Publication: Housing
  • Housing Needs of Navajos with Disabilities

    The results of the Law Center's 2012 Housing Needs Assessment - assesses the housing needs of Navajos with disabilities living on the Navajo Nation.

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    • Resource Type Publication: Housing
  • Illinois Protection and Advocacy: Equip for Equality

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Illinois
  • Indian Law Resource Center

    Provides legal assistance to Indian and Alaska Native nations who are working to protect their lands, resources, human rights, environment and cultural heritage.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Indiana
  • Infinitec.org

    Infinite Potential Through Assistive Technology Helps people with disabilities find and get access to information, technology services, training, assistive equipment and specialists.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Assistive Technology
  • International Center for Disability

    Resources on the Internet.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Internet Special Education Resources (ISER)

    Directory of professionals, organizations, and schools that serve the learning disabilities and special education communities. Helps parents find local special education professionals for learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder assessment, therapy, advocacy, critical teen issues, and other special needs.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Job Accomodation Network (JAN)

    Free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by:

    1. providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions
    2. providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation
    3. educating callers about self-employment options.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Kentucky Protection and Advocacy

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Kentucky
  • Kidneeds.com

    Provides children with special needs, families and other caregivers with access to comprehensive information and resources.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • L D Resources

    Collection of resources on various aspects of learning disabilities with comments from community members.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Law, Health Policy & Disability Center of the University of Iowa

    Leader in law, technology, education and research. Focuses on public policy and its impact on persons with disabilities, with an emphasis on employment, self-determination and self-sufficiency.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Law
  • LD OnLine

    Leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Legal Options Manual for Families, Consumers and Caregivers When An Individual with Developmental Disabilities Reaches Age 18

    Manual details the legal options available when a person with developmental disabilities reaches the age of majority, including how to designate a representative for mental health care and vocational rehabilitation, how to transfer special education rights, advanced directives, power of attorney, conservatorships, guardianships and trusts.

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    • Resource Type Publication: General Information
  • Legal Services for Individuals with Mental Illness

    The legal rights of individuals with mental illness and how the Law Center can help enforce those rights.

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    • Resource Type Publication: General Information
  • MA Office on Disability

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Massachusetts
  • Maryland Disability Law Center

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Maryland
  • Mental Health America

    Dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Minnesota Disability Law Center

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Minnesota
  • Missouri Protection & Advocacy

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