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Disability Law

Sub-Categories:
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship


  • Resources in this category:
       Disability Minnesota (State of Minnesota)
    "Entry point to over 100 Minnesota state agency programs, products, and services that are devoted to the range of disability issues. [A]lso provide[s] access to laws, statutes, and regulations in pertinent disability-related areas."
       Minnesota State Council on Disability (State of Minnesota)
       Social Security Disability Determination Services (Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development)
    "Disability Determination Services (DDS), in accordance with federal law and regulations, determines if Minnesota applicants meet federal criteria for disability cash benefits under the Social Security Administration's Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income program."

    According to this page, approximately 40,000 Minnesotans file applications for disability benefits or are reviewed for continuing eligibility for payments each year. Statistics about the length of time for decision making and decision accuracy may be of interest.

       A Guide to Disability Rights Laws (May 1, 2002) (U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section)
    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, Rehabilitation Act, Architectural Barriers Act, Other Sources of Disability Rights Information, and Statute Citations.
       National Council on Disability
       Special Education Categorical Disability Information (Minnesota Department of Education)
    Minnesota has thirteen categorical disability areas: autism spectrum disorders, deaf and blind, deaf and herd of hearing, developmental cognitive disabilities, developmental delay, emotional and behavioral disabilities, other health disabilities, physically impaired, specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairments, visually impaired,
       Wex: Disability Law (Legal Information Institute)
       Wex: Mental Health Law (Legal Information Institute)

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  • Civil Rights Law
  • Criminal Law and the Mentally Ill
  • Education and School Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Government Benefits Law
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  • Personal Injury Law
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