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Legal, Advocacy, Policy, and Political Issues

Introduction

 Below is a list of sites dealing with legal, advocacy, policy, political, and advocacy  issues related to disabilities arranged alphabetically by site name. Our list of site grows on a daily basis and you may add sites you feel are appropriate. These programs include Protection and Advocacy programs throughout the world.   Please feel free to contact us  or add sites that you think should be here.

New York City Bar Paper on Why Websites must be Accessible to People with Disabilities

The ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs)
Listing of the ten regional ADA & IT Assistance Centers in the US.

U S States and the Accessibility of Electronic and Information Technology

US Client Assistance Program (CAP) Listings

US Protection and Acvocacy Listings by State and Territory

Alphabetical Index

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A

4MyChild - USA

Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites
to People with Disabilities

The ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs)

WHEN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GOES ONLINE:
Application of the ADA to the Internet and the Worldwide Web

Advocacy Center - USA - Louisiana  

Akshaya Rehabilitation Trust - India

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program - USA

Disability Law Center of Alaska - USA

American Association of People with Disabilities - USA

American Samoa Client Assistance Program and Protection & Advocacy - USA

Amicus Brief filed in support of plaintiffs/appellants on March 17, 2003 - USA

Arizona Center for Disability Law - USA

Arkansas Disability Rights Center Inc. - USA

Axis Consultation & Training  - Canada

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California Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

California - Protection & Advocacy, Inc.  - USA

Canadian Legal and Policy Resources - Canada

Center for Information Technology Accommodation (CITA)  - USA

Colorado Protection and Advocacy System (The Legal Center) -USA

Connecticut Web and IT Accessibility Policy- USA

Connecticut Office of P&A for Persons with Disabilities - USA

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities - USA

Cornucopia of Disability Information - USA 

Council for Disability Rights - USA

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D

Danish Legal and Policy Resources - Denmark

DAWWN - USA

Delaware Protection and Advocacy System - USA 

Department of Justice (DOJ) Ruling on Accessibility of Web Sites - USA

THE GROWING DIGITAL DIVIDE N ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES- OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO PARTICIPATION - USA

Disability and Workforce Consulting, LLC - USA

District of Columbia Protection and Advocacy System - USA 

Disability Community Amicus Brief filed in support of plaintiffs/appellants on March 17, 2003 - USA

Common Reasons Disability Insurance Claims are Denied in  Canada - Canada

DisabledLaw.ca - Canada

disAbility Resource Center - USA

Disability Rights Advocates - USA

Disability Rights Advocates - Hungary  - Hungary

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Inc - USA

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Copyright Exemption Ruling for Accessibility - USA

Driver Evaluation and Training for People with Disabilities  - USA

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E

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - USA

Elderweb - USA

The European Human Rights Centre (EHRC) - European Union

European Union Legal and Policy Resources - European Union

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F

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Disabilities Rights Office (DRO) home page  - USA

Florida Protection and Advocacy System - USA 

French Legal and Policy Resources - France

From Principles to Practice - USA

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G

Georgia Protection and Advocacy System- USA 

GlobalLegal and Policy Resources

Guam Protection and Advocacy System - USA  

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H

Hawaii Protection and Advocacy Agency - USA

SETTLEMENT REACHED TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO HOTELS.COM AND EXPEDIA RESERVATION SERVICES FOR DISABLED TRAVELERS - USA

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I

Comprehensive Advocacy Inc (Idaho Protection and Advocacy System) - USA 

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 - USA

Illinois Protection and Advocacy System - USA  

Illinois Web Accessibility Standards - USA

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services  - USA 

Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, Inc. - USA

Iowa Protection and Advocacy Services  - USA 

Irish Legal and Policy Resources - Ireland

Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC), Report on State Information Accessibility Laws - USA

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K

Disability Rights Center of Kansas- USA

Kansas Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

Kentucky IT Accessibility - USA

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy Services - USA - Updated 10/17/99

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L

Legal Rights Advocacy -  USA -California

Advocacy Center( Louisiana PAD) - USA - Louisiana

Lowenthal & Abrams, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Personal Injury Lawyer - USA

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Disability Rights Center (Main PAD) - USA - Maine 

Maine Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

Maryland Disability Law Center - USA

Pueblo Personal Injury Lawyer, McCormick & Murphy - USA

Rocky McElhaney Law Firm - USA

Disability Law Center, Inc.( Massachusetts PAD) - USA - Massachusetts 

Michigan P&A Service - USA 

Minnesota Disability Law Center - USA

Mississippi P&A System for DD, Inc.- USA

Missouri P&A Services - USA 

Montana Advocacy Program - USA 

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N

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy - USA

DNA-People's Legal Services, Inc. - USA - Native American 

National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems - USA 

National Council on Disability Recommends Legislative Fixes for Disability Policies at State Department and USAID - USA

National Veterans Legal Services Program - USA

Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc

Nevada Advocacy & Law Center, Inc  - USA 

Disabilities Rights Center  - New Hampshire - USA 

New Hampshire Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

New Jersey P&A, Inc. - USA 

New Mexico Protection & Advocacy, Inc  - USA

New York Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

NYS Commission on Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities  ( New York PAD) - USA

North Carolina Protection and Advocacy System - USA 

The North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project - USA 

North Dakota EIT Accessibilty - USA

Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy System, Inc. - USA 

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O

Ohio Legal Rights Service - USA 

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc - USA 

Oregon Advocacy Center - USA

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P

Republic of Palau   Client Assistance Program - USA 

Pennsylvania Protection & Advocacy  - USA

Pennsylvania's Initiative On Assistive Technology - USA

People With Disabilities Foundation - USA

Personal Injury and Car Accident Lawyer in Chicago - USA

Portuguese Legal and Policy Resources - Portugal

Protection & Advocacy, Inc.  - California - USA

Puerto Rico Office of the Ombudsman for Persons with Disabilities - USA

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R

Rhode Island Disability Law Center Inc.

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S

Safeway Installs New Equipment to Protect Financial Privacy of Shoppers With Visual Impairments - USA

San Diego Criminal Lawyer - USA

City of San Jose Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

South Carolina Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. - USA

South Dakota Advocacy Services - USA

Spinal Cord Injury - USA

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers - USA

W3C Brief in Regards to Access Now, Inc. v. Southwest Airlines, Co. Case - USA

Staples agrees to web access / tactile point of sale devices - USA

I.T. FOR DISABLED AND ELDERLY PEOPLE  - Sweden

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T

Update: Appeals Court Denies Target Motion to NFB v. Target Web Accessibility Case
- USA

Target Sued Over Inaccessibility of Web Site - USA

News on the Lawsuit Against Target by the National Federation of the Blind - Updated

Tennessee P&A, Inc. - USA

Texas Advocacy, Inc. - USA

Texas Web and IT Accessibility Policy - USA

Trusted Prison Consultants - USA

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U

United Kingdom Legal and Policy Resources - United Kingdom

US Legal and Policy Resources - USA

US Protection and Advocacy Listings by State and Territory

Utah Disability Law Center - USA

Utah Web and IT Accessibility Policy

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V

Vermont Protection & Advocacy - USA

Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy  - USA

Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands  - USA

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W

W3C Brief in Regards to Access Now, Inc. v. Southwest Airlines, Co. Case - USA

Collected Works of  Cynthia Waddell - USA

Wal-Mart Installs New Equipment to Protect Financial Privacy of Wal-Mart Shoppers with Visual Impairments - USA

Washington P&A System (Disability Rights Washington) - USA

West Coast Disability Advocacy Center - USA

West Virginia Advocates, Inc - USA

West Virginia Accessibility of EIT Laws

Disability Rights Wisconsin  - USA

Wyoming P&A System  - USA

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