Legal Issues

Disability Law Center of Alaska

The Disability Law Center of Alaska is a non-profit law firm serving Alaskans with disabilities. They help with Social Security applications, employment discrimination, voting rights, and more. 

Disability Access Project

Pisgah Legal Services is a non-profit organization helping people with disabilities in the Asheville, North Carolina area obtain medical care and income through government assistance.  

Syracuse University Disability Rights Clinic

The Disability Rights Clinic at Syracuse University in New York provides legal representation to people with disabilities and the groups that serve them. The clinic focuses on cases of employment, access to public services and spaces, transportation, prisoner rights, and international human rights. 

Know your Rights: Disability Rights

This page from the American Civil Liberties Union provides short, clear summaries of the rights of people with disabilities in various settings, such as work, home, public spaces, and correctional facilities. 

State of California: Discrimination Laws Regarding People with Disabilities

This page from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing provides information about California state laws protecting the rights of people with disabilities. 

Air Consumers and Disability

This page from the U.S. Department of Transportation tabulates the various rules, guidance, and enforcement orders on disability and air travel.  

A Guide to Disability Rights

From ADA.GOV, this guide provides a detailed explanation of the legislation that protects the rights of people with disabilities. 

Disability Rights

From USA.GOV, information about the ADA, voter accessibility, and workplace discrimination and harassment.

On Your Own: A Guide to Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities as an Adult

Via Kansas Bar Association, provides information on various topics regarding legal rights and responsibilities as an adult when living independently. Topics include: drinking, buying and maintaining a vehicle, finding work, being in relationships, housing, credit ratings and reports, health & exercise, identity theft, and voting.

Fair Housing Accessibility First

A training program and resources from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements.