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Legal Resources and Websites
Related to People with Disabilities
Resources and Services:
- Center for Special Needs Planning (Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras, PC)
A team of attorneys who specialize in addressing all of the legal needs of families that have a loved one with a disability.
Consumer and legal resources for the personally injured.
A coalition of law students dedicated to mentorship; disability advocacy; and the achievement of equal access, inclusion, diversity, and non-discrimination, in legal education and in the legal profession. Check out their Resources section for publications, guides, tips and practices.
The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) created new protections against the misuse of genetic information by health insurance companies and employers. GINA offers significant protections against discrimination but those who are at risk should carefully consider the use of genetic services.
Reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
- Disabilities Project Newsletter (State Bar of Michigan)
An electronic newsletter addressing issues faced by people with disabilities in the courthouse setting.
Proud to represent the rights of children and adults with disabilities in Michigan
Blogs and Communities:
- Crime Victims with Disabilities
A project of the Center for Independent Living of South Florida and CAVNET. (www.cavnet.org), and will provide information and resources about crime victims with disabilities.