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Resources for Individuals with Disabilities


Advocacy materials related to ADA and businesses


United Spinal Association's Self-Advocacy Manual (PDF Format) — This manual gives an overview of how to do grassroots advocacy. You will also find helpful resources and forms.


US Department of Justice, Title III Highlights of the ADA — This gives an overview of the obligations that places of public accommodations have. Section VI specific to auxiliary aids.


US DOJ, Expanding your market: Customers with Disabilities mean business — This gives an overview of the power of consumers with disabilities, and how businesses can tap into it.


US DOJ Video, Ten Small Business Excuses — This light-hearted video has vignettes that discuss the most common ADA barriers that small businesses deal with and how to resolve them.


National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Title III Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the legal requirements of the ADA specific to effective communication.


NAD Hotels and Motels Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the obligations the lodging industry when it comes to effective communication.


NAD Legal Services Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the obligations of attorneys and other legal services when it comes to effective communication.


NAD Trade shows, Public Fairs and Exhibits — This webpage gives an overview of effective communication at informational shows that are open the public.


US DOJ Title III Complaint form — This is the department of justice form used to file a complaint if a person feels they have been discriminated against because of a disability at a place of public accommodations.


Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes


Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors


Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities


Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road


Family Communication Plan for Parents


Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology


Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist


American Sign Language Resource Guide


Renting with Disabilities


Federal Service Dog Law in Plain English


Exercises for Disabled Vets


A New Life on Wheels… How to Cope with Your Loss, and Move On


Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide


Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities


A Parent’s Guide to Researching Schools for Children with Special Needs


The Importance of Socialization for Kids with Disabilities


The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs


A Complete Guide to Service, Therapy and Emotional Support Dogs


Ultimate Guide to Disability Friendly Winter Getaways


Social Security Disability Benefits Guide


Social Security Disability Benefit Calculator


Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability

 

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