Advocacy Resource List
Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability1600 James Naismith Drive
K1B 5N4 CANADA
For Canadians with a disability who desire hands-on tools, an advocacy resource package and other materials, to effect change and ensure that opportunities for participation are accessible to everyone.
Council of Parent Attorneys and AdvocatesP.O. Box 81-7327
Hollywood, FL 33081-0327
Phone: (954) 966-4489
Fax: (954) 966-8561
An independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates and parents established to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities.
Disability Rights Center1346 Connecticut Ave NW
Dupont Building #1
Washington, DC 20036
Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF)1629 "K" Street, Ste. #802
Washington, DC 20006
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF)2212 6th Street.
Berkeley, CA 94710
800-466-4232 (ADA hotline)
Serves individuals with disabilities in areas of housing, employment, access discrimination and education.
National Association of Protection & Advocacy Systems900 Second Street, NE Ste. 211
Washington, DC 20002
Federally mandated system in each state and territory, which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally based advocacy.
National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent & Disabled7 S. 6th Street, Ste. 208
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Defends medical treatment rights of persons with disabilities and in need of life sustaining treatment or care. Also, specializes in euthanasia and assisted suicide and related issues and opposed to both.
The Rutherford InstituteP.O. Box 7482
Charlottesville, VA 22906
The Rutherford Institute is an international legal and educational organization dedicated to preserving human rights. This two-faceted approach of integrating both litigation and educational opportunities has made the Institute a leader in teaching and defending the Constitution.
U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
330 C St. SW, Rm. 3132
Washington, D.C. 20202-2524
Available booklet: "Pocket Guide to Federal Help for the Disabled Person" Connect with the Publication Center Website to review other available publications: www.ed.gov/pubs/
Western Law Center for Disability RightsLoyola Law School
919 South Albany Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Serves individuals with disabilities in areas of employment discrimination, government benefits, housing, physical and sensory accessibility.