DRRI: Legal, Social, and Political Issues

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Discussion Lists

ADA-EMPOWERMENT is for discussion of all titles of the ADA.

CFS-L is a legal discussion group for people with chronic fatigue syndrome disorders. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@listserv.icors.org. In the body of the message type "subscribe cfs-l Firstname Lastname".

Disabledafricanamericans is a place for adult disabled African Americans to meet new friends and openly discuss a wide range of topics concerning life with disabilities.

Disabilitystudies is for discussion of the histories of the disability communities and our gadgets including past mobility aids.

Disability-Rights-News-and-Views is a worldwide disability civil rights, ADA, advocacy, support, and discussion group.

World Wide Web

ADA Watch
A nonprofit informational online network advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities.

American Association of People with Disabilities
Cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment.

Center on Human Policy (CHP)
Policy, research, and advocacy organization based at Syracuse University with links to research studies and publications.

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
A nonprofit organization of attorneys, advocates, and parents trying to help secure high quality educational services for children with disabilities. The site has news, membership information, and general resources.

Disability Rights Project
Project addresses discrimination against persons with disabilities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Employment and Disability
An online guide to disability in the workplace including links, statistics, and email listservs.

Family Village
Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media, and literature.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Extensive ADA info and links to other sources of legal information.

National Organization on Disability (NOD)
Resources and information for business leaders, community leaders, NOD partners, and media on increasing the participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life including social, religious, and political participation; housing access; and employment.

Native Americans Disability Resources
Family Village Community Center provides links to resources, training centers and organizations for people with disabilities who are Native American.

Social Security Administration
Government website with information, links, and resources.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Information and resources on various health issues.

U.S. Department of Justice
ADA press releases, consent decrees, technical assistance materials, and regulations.

Women with Disabilities
Government site on legal and other issues for women with disabilities.