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Unlocking a Universe of Opportunities in Housing

Author: 
Vaughn, Becca
Publisher: 
TASH Connections; (May/June 2001)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3375
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 46
Notes: 
The legal rights of people with disabilities in regard to housing are reviewed in this article. The article reviews the Fair Housing Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehab Act and ADA.

Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Brochure
ID: 
3343
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Mass State Resources Folder
Notes: 
Brochure provides basic information about the association and summarizes its services.

Know Your Rights if You Get Arrested

Author: 
The Arc of the United States
Publisher: 
Internet; (02/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3328
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ADL 16
Notes: 
This brochure is intended for self-advocates. It includes concrete information about what to do if arrested, if jailed.

Autism and the Criminal Law

Author: 
Autism Society of America
Publisher: 
Autism Society of America; (02/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3330
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ADL 18
Notes: 
This article give examples of how children and adults have been involved with law enforcement authorities. It lists areas such as bizarre behavior, property damage, in which a person with autism may encounter problems with police.

Avoiding Unfortunate Situations

Author: 
Debbaubt, Dennis
Publisher: 
Internet; (02/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3329
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ADL 17
Notes: 
A 6 part article on law enforcement and autism. Dennis Debbaubt is a law enforcement professional and is the father of a child with autism. Includes a law enforcement handout and a hand out for families with advice on how to be proactive in educating local authorities.

Life Planning Services

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Information Packet
ID: 
3334
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Legal Services Folder
Notes: 
Information packet provides basic information about their firm and summarizes its services.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Booklet
ID: 
3317
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Laws Folder
Notes: 
Booklets and other materials provide information about the law(s).
Library: 

Turning 22 (Chapter 688) Massachusetts Transitional Planning Program

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Brochure
ID: 
3318
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Laws Folder - Turning 22
Notes: 
Brochure provides basic information about the law and summarizes eligibility and services.

Parents Guide to Special Education

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
Federation for Children with Special Needs & Mass Dept. of Education; (2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3242
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 46
Notes: 
Using a 'frequently asked question format' this comprehensive guide is a must-read for any parent of a special needs child. It covers the referral process, timelines, writing an IEP, procedural safeguards etc.

Disabled Childrens Relief Fund

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Factsheet
ID: 
3193
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Other States Resources - Miscellaneous
Notes: 
Factsheet provides basic information about the fund and summarizes the application process.

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