Disabled Persons Can Adopt
According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) , many disabled persons qualify to be considered as adoptive parents. It's the law. And it applies to both public and private adoption agencies. No Categorical Rejection Madelyn Freundlich, former Executive Director of the Evan B....
Misssissippi Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. The Arc/Mississippi Association for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities 7 Lakeland Circle, Suite 600 Jackson, MS 39202 (601) 982-1180; (800) 717-1180 E-mail:... All About Direct Loans: College Education Funding
Cars 1995 Fuel Economy Guide - Lists miles per gallon estimates for city and highway driving. Formally called Gas Mileage Guide. Air Bags & On-Off Switches - Discusses when using air bags is unsafe and specific steps to take to reduce the risk. Describes on-off switches and who should consider... Transition Services in the IEP
Since the passage of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA), Public Law 94-142, in 1975, Individualized Education Programs (IEP) have been a requirement of law for all children and youth with disabilities found eligible for special education. Each students IEP must list goals and...
Disability Law: ADA
February 10, 2008, 7:37 pm
To finish the series on disability law, we need to look at the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Known to the general public as the act that caused all the handicapped parking spaces, ramps and wheelchair access restrooms, this act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in... Adopting with a Disability
September 25, 2009, 6:48 am
I have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Discovered during the American Civil War, the pain receptors in my knee are always firing at high volume - at 11, for you Spinal Tap fans. In 2005, when my husband and I signed with our agency, I wasn't allowed to walk very far, not that could if I wanted... Understanding Disability Law
February 5, 2008, 8:32 am
If you’re the parent of a child with a disability, it would greatly benefit you to have a basic understanding of the federal laws dealing with disability and what they cover. Like any other legislation, disability laws are not always clear-cut or completely understandable. But by having a basic...