Short, free guide answers questions about the ADA and other disability rights laws
“Individuals with disabilities are a protected class under civil rights laws, and it is the one protected class that anyone can join, usually involuntarily, at any point in their lives.”
So says attorney Jacquie Brennan, the author of a new guide to disability rights laws, The Disability Law Handbook, that recently was released by the Southwest Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center...
Health care, insurance and government programs
Maneuvering through health care and insurance issues, and government programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security can be a dizzying process to say the least. To help, this list provides a good starting point in your search for more information and assistance.
Listening to the Experts: Students with Disabilities Speak Out, edited by Elizabeth B. Keefe, Ph.D., Veronica M. Moore, Ph.D., and Frances R. Duff, M.A., 218 pages, 2006, $19.95. Paul H. Brookes Publishing, (800) 638-3775, www.brookespublishing.com.
A message of inclusion resonates through the personal stories told by special education teachers, students and their parents in this book.