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1 Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Information and alerts on disability issues and legislation; publications; case summaries; and links to other useful sites on mental health law and general disability issues.
2 California Association of Mental Health Patients Rights Advocates
A membership organization working to promote public policy furthering the rights and well-being of mental health consumers.
3 The Health Consumer Alliance
A partnership of consumer assistance programs operated by community-based legal services organizations helping low-income people obtain essential health care.
4 California Center for Law and the Deaf (CalCLAD)
Protects and advances the legal rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing people to enable them to live independent, productive lives, with full access to the rights, privileges, entitlements, services, educational and employment opportunities available to others.
5 Supported Parenting
Website on parents with learning difficulties. Designed as a means of making information available that might be of use to practitioners and advocates working on behalf of parents.
6 Job Accommodation Network
Not a job placement service, but a national toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
7 Autism Network International (ANI)
An autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people.
8 National Center for Youth Law
A private, non-profit law office serving the legal needs of children and their families.
9 National Alliance of the Mentally Ill
Nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses.
10 Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
National advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program, and research efforts for the improvement of health status of all Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
11 National Association of the Deaf
The oldest and largest constituency organization safeguarding the accessibility and civil rights of deaf and hard of hearing Americans in education, employment, health care, and telecommunications.
12 ADAPT
Focuses on promoting services in the community instead of warehousing people with disabilities in institutions and nursing homes. Attendant services are the cornerstone to community based services for people with severe disabilities.
13 ADA Document Center
Contains online copies of fact sheets, regulations, technical assistance manuals and guidelines related to the ADA. Has extensive list of links to other general disability-related web pages.
14 ADA Homepage of the Department of Justice
Informational and technical assistance on the American with Disabilities Act.
15 Disability Rights Education Defense Fund (DREDF)
National law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.
16 Protection and Advocacy, Inc. of California
Nonprofit agency that works in partnership with people with disabilities – to protect, advocate for and advance their human, legal, and service rights.
17 Women with Disabilities, Australia
Organisation for women with all types of disabilities in Australia.
18 British Columbia Coalition of People with Disabilities
Provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization raising public and political awareness of issues.
19 National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS)
An association which represents federally mandated programs that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.
20 TASH
International association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.
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