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Disability Law and Advocacy
A nonprofit scientific and educational organization established to promote interdisciplinary research on humanistic and social scientific aspects of disability and chronic illness. Its membership includes social scientists, scholars in the humanities and disability rights advocates concerned with the problems of disabled people in society. In addition to scholarship, the site has an extensive list of other disability organizations and their web sites.
Located at 2168 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, this is one of ten
federally funded regional resource centers on the ADA. Their website contains
links to statutes, regulations, United States Supreme Court cases and technical
assistance manuals; the latest news from the Department of Justice, the
EEOC, the Department of Transportation and the Access Board; as well as
Another Berkeley-based organization, this leading public interest law firm practices in the area of disability rights. Students participating in Boalt's Disability Rights Clinic work with this firm, located at 2212 Sixth Street. Their website has links to several California and Bay Area initiatives and organizations.
This site contains over 10,000 pages of recent settlements and consent
agreements under the ADA. Also included are proposed regulations, technical
assistance materials, and information about
Since 1973 this federal agency has dealt with accessibility issues for people with disabilities. This site contains regulations, proposed regulations, and reports of special committees concerning access issues.
This American Bar Association commission has published the Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter since 1973, and more recently, a Directory of Lawyers Practicing Disability Law. Their website has links to disability rights organizations and support groups.
This is not a job placement service, but rather a consulting service
for information about ADA job accommodations and employability of people
with disabilities. Funded by the President's Committee on Employment of
People with Disabilities, this site contains links that include expert
witnesses, resources, statistics, and organizations dealing with specific
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