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Rights of Persons w/ Disabilities

Self Help Legal Info

  • Benefits for Children with Disabilities (Social Security)

    For parents and caregivers of children with disabilities and adults disabled since childhood. Describes Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits a child with a disability might be eligible for and explains how they evaluate disability claims. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Community Resources

    If your needs go beyond healthcare, here are some other community resources to consult for assistance. Content Detail

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    Colorado Access
  • Complete a Civil Complaint

    This program is designed to help you complete a Civil Complaint. You will have to print out the Complaint in order to file ir with the Federal court. Read More

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    Colorado Bar Association
  • Comprehensive Resource of Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Call toll free at 1-800-949-4232 (V/TTY) for the MOST complete and experienced services available to American businesses, government entities and the public. They provide information and answer questions regarding architectural access and other issues for employers, individuals with disabilities, and government officials. Also available are news feeds on recent ADA activity and ADA related publications/documents. Content Detail

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    ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs*)
  • Connecting Employers Looking for Employees Who Have Disabilites

    Offers disability employment information including tools and resources, advantages in hiring people with disabilities, and job recruiting services. Content Detail

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    EarnWorks
  • Disabled Resource Services

    This center assists persons with disabilities in Jackson and Larimer County achieve their maximum level of independence. Services are provided in the areas of advocacy, awareness and access. Content Detail

  • Due Process: Information for People with Disabilities

    Definition of Due Process and how it can apply to people with disabilities. Several examples of Due Process rights are provided. This training has audio/sound - be sure to turn up speakers. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Employment Protection for People with Disabilities

    This site has information about employment protections for those with disabilities. Content Detail

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    Disability Law Colorado
  • Employment Support for People with Disabilities

    Promotes employment of people with disabilities receiving Social Security by designing policies that make work pay, promoting research and program innovation, educating public about programs that ease entry into the workforce, and partnering with groups to remove employment barriers. Content Detail

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    Social Security Online
  • Fair Housing Resources for the Disabled

    Resources featuring links to information about the Fair Housing Act, for finding housing, and organizations that assist people with disabilities with housing issues. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services - Denver, CO
  • Federal Employment of People with Disabilities

    Help for Americans to better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities. For applicants and employees with disabilities and others. Content Detail

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    Office of Personnel Management
  • Federal Government's Web Site For People With Disabilities

    DisabilityInfo.gov is the federal government's Web site for people with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans, workforce professionals and many others. The website provides access to ADA information, job accommodations, Social Security benefits, and vocational rehabilitation. Also accessible is information and other resources regarding employment, education, housing, and health for those with a disability. Content Detail

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    The Official U.S Government Site for People with Disabilities
  • Finding an Advocate for People with Disabilities

    A list of advocate groups assisting people with disabilities with legal issues. Includes a brief summary of services. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Greeley Center for Independence (GCI)

    GCI provides places of growth, transition and encouragement where people with temporary and permanent disabilities can reach toward their maximum potential of personal independence and wellness. Content Detail