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Information for People with Disabilities

Authored By: Colorado Legal Services

  • Get Information About the Fair Housing Act
    • Get answers to your questions about the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and how FHA may apply to you. Learn about your options if you think you are being discriminated against. Print out the information sheet at the end of the program and take it with you. 
  • How to Appeal a Food Assistance Decision
    • Learn about your rights to appeal if your Food Assistance has been denied, reduced, or terminated. Print out an Appeal Letter to begin the process of asserting your rights.
  • Get Information About Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and make a Request for Reasonable Modification
    • Learn about situations where you can request for a reasonable modification of policy, practice or procedure. Print a request at the end of the program. 
  • How to Appeal a Medicaid Decision
    • Learn about your rights to appeal if your Medicaid benefits have been denied, reduced, or terminated. Fill in some basic information and print out an appeal letter. 
  • Supplemental Security Income Myths and Facts
    • Learn about common myths and facts of Supplemental Security Income and the difference between Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance. A transcript of the video is provided. 
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Definitions
    • This interactive training will define some common terms associated with a Guardianship or Conservatorship. This training includes audio, so make sure you have working speakers on your computer.
  • Preparing for an Administrative Hearing
    • If you are appealing a benefits decision, you may have an Administrative Hearing. This interactive training will define an Administrative Hearing, walk you through the steps, and provide tips for making a convincing case to have your benefits approved or reinstated. This training has audio, so make sure you have working speakers.
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Video: Opposing, Changing, and Ending
    • This video will define Guardianship and Conservatorship, as well as explain the steps for appointment. It will also explain what to do if you oppose a Guardianship or Conservatorship that is being appointed to you, or if you would like to change or end a current Guardianship or Conservatorship.
  • Social Security Overpayments Video
    • This video will explain how an overpayment can occur, and what you can do if the Social Security Administration says you need to pay back money.
  • Due Process: Information for People with Disabilities
    • This interactive training will define Due Process, and how it can apply to people with disabilities. We will provide several examples of your Due Process rights. This training has sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers.
  • Power of Attorney: Definitions and Common Questions
    • This interactive training will define terms associated with a Power of Attorney form, and answer some common questions you may have about the process. This training includes sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers.