Law

Tax subsidization of personal assistance services

Steven Mendelsohn, J.D., William N. Myhill, M.Ed., J.D., Michael Morris, J.D. Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA Disability and Health Journal, April 2012 Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 75–86 Published Online: January 30, 2012 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.12.003   Abstract Background Personal assistance services (PAS) is the term used to describe the range of assistance, services, […]

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Equal Rights Center Bringing Justice to All

For nearly 30 years, the Equal Rights Center has been working to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy the same rights, choices and opportunities as everyone else. The ERC approaches civil rights from multiple perspectives, using communication, partnerships and encouragement and, when necessary, resorting to the courts. Its comprehensive approach creates lasting positive change. The […]

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AAPL guideline for forensic evaluation of psychiatric disabilities: a disability law perspective.

Contemporary disability law takes into account the insight that physical and mental conditions need not be disabling but for the environmental and attitudinal barriers that keep people with disabilities from social participation on a plane of equality with others. The need to use a wheelchair does not disable except for curbs and stairs, and many […]

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