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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.

  • MPAS - Michigan P&A Service

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Michigan
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

    Nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Provides support, education, and advocacy.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

    Supports the advocacy efforts of attorneys, advocates, service agencies, persons with disabilities and their families as they seek funding for AT services and devices.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Assistive Technology
  • National Associaton of Indian Legal Services (NAILS)

    Legal Services Corporation-funded legal services organizations that serve Native American clients.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Center for Learning Disabilies, Inc. (NCLD)

    Online resources for parents, educators, and individuals with learning disabilities.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPD)

    Information center concerned with physical activity and disability. Provides information to help you pursue whatever kind of activity you think you would enjoy.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

    Resource and technical assistance center for national network of community-based service providers and government agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for homeless veterans.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers

    Educational foundation and advocacy organization serving mental health consumers and professionals.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Disability Rights Network

    Previously known as NAPAS - National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems. Represents federally funded protection and advocacy agencies and provides materials on the ADA to state programs.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National
  • National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

    Provides advocacy at the national level for the rights of children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families. Provides leadership and technical assistance to a nation-wide network of family run organizations.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Health Law Program (NHeLP)

    National public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Indian Child Welfare Association

    Works to address the issues of child abuse and neglect through training, research, public policy, and grassroots community development. Also works to support compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA), which seeks to keep American Indian children with American Indian families.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Indian Parent Information Center

    National program that provides information on disability issues to Native children with disabilities, their family members, and the professionals who work with them.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

    Connects people to self-help and advocacy resources and offers expertise to and about peer-run groups and organizations that serve people who have been diagnosed with mental illnesses.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Mental Health Information Center US Dept. of Health and Human Services

    Includes links to publications, events and services locator.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

    Helps organizations that serve Native communities to plan, develop and manage HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention, care and treatment programs.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Native American Veterans Association

    Educates and assists Native American Veterans in areas including veteran rights, entitlements, and benefits. Assists Tribal Entities to develop veteran groups, and provides a resource center for information on veteran rights, entitlements, and benefits which can be used to augment current tribal programs.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Network of ADA Centers

    Comprised of 10 regional centers that provide information, training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Maintains a national toll free information line.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
    • Phone (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
  • National Organization on Disability

    Mobilizes, supports, and involves citizens and groups in working partnerships at local, state, and national levels. Publishes list of liaisons employed by state organizations on disability.

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

    Trains advocates in veterans law so that they can efficiently help veterans secure benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • Native American Advocacy Program

    South Dakota non-profit, grassroots organization for persons residing on and near tribal lands in South Dakota. Assists Native Americans with disabilities and Native American Youth by promoting a healthy lifestyle, providing prevention, education, training, advocacy, support, independent living skills, and referrals.

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy, Resource: Native American Rights
    • State South Dakota
  • Native American Rights Fund

    Nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • Nebraska Advocacy Services

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    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy
    • State Nebraska
  • Nevada Advocacy & Law Center, Inc.

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