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A guide to disability rights laws

A guide to disability rights laws

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States

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    StatementU.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Justice. Disability Rights Section.
    The Physical Object
    FormatBraille
    Pagination1 v. of braille
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17632653M
    OCLC/WorldCa85844398

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A Guide to Disability Rights Laws. February TABLE OF CONTENTS. Americans with Disabilities Act Telecommunications Act Fair Housing Act Air Carrier Access Act Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act National Voter Registration Act Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

General Sources of Disability Rights Information Statute Citations For persons with disabilities, this document is available in large print, Braille, audio tape, and computer disk. Reproduction of this document is encouraged.

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