Advocacy

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National Links/Resources

 

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

http://www.jan.wvu.edu/links/adalinks.htm

JAN is a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: 1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, 2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and 3) educating callers about self-employment options.  It is a free service from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, of the U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies   

http://disabilitystudies.syr.edu/default.aspx

The Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies (CHPLDS) is a network of academic programs, centers, student organizations, and affiliated faculty whose research, teaching, and advocacy seeks to promote the rights of people with disabilities locally, nationally, and globally, and to facilitate a critical examination of disability as an aspect of diversity in society.

 

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)    

http://www.napas.org/index.htm

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States.

 

TASH             

http://www.tash.org/index.html

TASH is an 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.

 

U.S. Department of Justice - American with Disabilities Act

http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

This website provides information, technical assistance and resources about the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).