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Disabilities and the law

Laura F. Rothstein

Disabilities and the law

by Laura F. Rothstein

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Published by Thomson Reuters/West in Eagan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaura F. Rothstein and Julia Rothstein.
    ContributionsRothstein, Julia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF480 .R67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 701, [148] p. ;
    Number of Pages701
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24110962M
    LC Control Number2010286544

    The Guide to Disability Rights Laws from the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division gives an overview of federal laws that apply to individuals with disabilities. It includes brief summaries, citations to laws and regulations and contact information for enforcing agencies. It was last updated in   The first edition of Special Education Law, published in , was one of the first books on the topic. Professor Rothstein’s parents were public school teachers, and they reviewed the first edition of the book, ensuring that the text was accessible to law students, lawyers, and Brand: SAGE Publications.

    with disabilities. California and federal law should be examined together to get a complete picture of the law on a particular topic. In some areas California law provides more legal protection or is more comprehensive; in other areas, federal law is more helpful. Statutes, Regulations, and CasesFile Size: KB. Disability Law FAQs. Here are answers to some common questions readers ask us about Social Security disability, workers' compensation, and protection from disability discrimination. Social Security, workers' comp, the ADA, and the IDEA provide benefits and legal protections for persons with disabilities. Social Security Disability more.

    – Public Law , also called the Community Mental Health Act, became law in the U.S., and it authorized funding for developmental research centers in university affiliated facilities and community facilities for people with mental retardation; it was the first federal law directed to help people with developmental disabilities. Social Security representatives in the field offices usually obtain applications for disability benefits in person, by telephone, by mail, or by filing online. The application and related forms ask for a description of the claimant’s impairment (s), treatment sources, and .


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Individuals with disabilities are a protected class under civil rights laws, and it is the one. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services.

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