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    May 11
    Students working at the Lewis & Clark Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) assisted  Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) last semester to produce a ‘Know Your Rights’ self-advocacy brochure for people with disabilities who are incarcerated in Oregon prisons.
  • March 24

    Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide and provides free information to people with disabilities.  

  • March 24
    Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) is a non-profit law office that provides advocacy and legal services to people with disabilities who have an issue related to their disability.  The organization provides free information and referral services.  
  • February 7
    The mission of DVAS is to enrich the lives of people with hearing loss by providing access to services, education and advocacy.  Their website offers links to resources and services for deaf victims in Vermont.
  • February 7
    Through training and technical assistance, legal support, and legislative advocacy, the NDRN works to create a society in which people with disabilities are afforded equality of opportunity and are able to fully participate by exercising choice and self-determination. NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States.  The website offers a map with member organizations in each state that provide legal assistance on a variety of disability rights issues.
  • February 7
    The Deaf Services staff are culturally Deaf and fluent in ASL. Deaf, hard-of-hearing or Deaf/blind victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or rape can get free and confidential services in Austin/Travis County such as: counseling, SafeParenting classes, case management and advocacy services, and community trainings.
  • September 13
    DREDF is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities.
  • September 13
    Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program) provides training and education to help increase awareness about and prevent sexual and domestic violence and abuse. Through custom designed presentations and trainings for disability service providers, domestic and sexual violence staff and criminal justice personnel, the program offers technical assistance and consultation to individuals and organizations seeking guidance to reduce the risks of abuse against individuals with disabilities or to enhance accessibility to persons with disabilities.
  • September 13
    The AUCD is a nonprofit network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities. Together with The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), AUCD has developed a Victims of Crime with Disabilities Resource Guide: an online searchable database of print and multimedia products and training programs for service providers in the disability and victim advocacy fields. Tools include discussion boards, funding news, and a calendar and newsletter to help share information and bridge the gap between victim assistance and disability professionals.
  • August 27
    The ADA Home Page provides access to ADA regulations and technical assistance materials in English and Spanish, including information about U.S. Department of Justice ADA settlement agreements and enforcement activities. ADA.gov centralizes key ADA information and links to Federal resources, including: Access to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ADA material; ADA Standards for Accessible Design; Updates on new ADA requirements.
  • August 27
    ADWAS provides comprehensive services to Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties in Washington State. ADWAS also partners with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide deaf advocates to deaf callers by communicating through Instant Messenger and videophone calls, Monday-Friday, 9am -5pm Pacific Standard Time.  TTY Hotline is available through the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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