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Research Guides & Resources

Faculty, staff and students have developed guides and resources on law, policy, and jobs in the field of disability law.

International Disability Law Website

View the Library's international disability law website.

 

Disability Research Guide 

Associate Director of the Law Library, Wendy Scott, has updated and expanded the Disability Research Guide which provides a list of resources, a description for each, and an explanation of how to use them effectively. This Guide is available online.

International, Comparative & Foreign Disability Law Research Guide and Web Resource Database 

Wendy Scott also created the International, Comparative & Foreign Disability Law Research Guide as well as the International, Comparative & Foreign Disability Law Web Resource database, which is a web database with links to primary source materials in these subjects. This comprehensive resource guide is intended for publication and is available online at 
International Human Rights and Disability Law Webpage

Job Binder: A Guide to Disability Rights Legal Jobs

This Guide contains information on disability related jobs in government, federal agencies and non-profit organizations, and individual disability rights lawyers and fellowships. The Guide, housed with the Professional Development and Career Opportunities Program, includes a listing of over 50 organizations and individuals such as the U.S. Department of Justice, the National Council on Disability and the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. 

In additon to the law-related links listed here, you may refer to the links listed on the webpage of the Center on Human Policy.

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ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law 

http://www.abanet.org/disability/home.html  

ADA & Disability Information
 
http://www.public.iastate.edu/%7esbilling/ada.html

ADA Regulations and Technical Assistance Materials
 
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/publicat.htm  

American Association of People with Disabilities 
www.aapd.com  

Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center 

http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/kinder/ 

Americans with Disabilities Act. July 26, 1990 104 STAT. 327, 42 USC 1210, et seq. 
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/statute.html  

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law 
http://www.bazelon.org  

Disabled Peoples’ International 
http://www.dpi.org  

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund 
www.dredf.org  

ED LAW (Special Education Information Service) 

http://www.specialedlaw.net/  

Family Village (Mental Retardation Resources)
 
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx  

Law, Health Policy and Disability Center 
http://disability.law.uiowa.edu/  

Mental Disability Rights International 
www.mdri.org  

National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS)
 
www.napas.org  

National Center for Education Statistics 

http://nces.ed.gov/ 

National Organization on Disability 
www.nod.org  

Not Dead Yet 
www.notdeadyet.org  

Pike Institute on Law and Disability-Boston University 
http://web.bu.edu/law/pike/ 

United Nations Enable 

http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/ 

U.S. Department of Education 

http://www.ed.gov/  

World Institute on Disability