Individual rights advocate

Individual rights advocate

An Individual rights advocate is an advocate "to protect the legal and human rights of individuals with disabilities." [ [ US Department of Education website] . Retrieved September 24, 2008.] [ [ PAIR Program website] . Retrieved September 24, 2008.] United States law provides for advocates to protect the legal rights of persons with disabilities. [29 U.S.C.A. § 794e, found at [ The Legal Information Institute (LII) of the Cornell Law School website] . Retrieved September 24, 2008.] This advocacy can be life-changing:

There are some writers who feel that "only individuals have rights," rather than groups. [ [ New York Times op-ed] . Retrieved September 24, 2008.] [See also "BRIEF AMICI CURIAE,", for "Grutter v. Bollinger", at 14, found at [ Univeristy of New Mexico website] . Retrieved September 24, 2008.]

ee also

*ADA Compliance Kit
*American Disability rights movement
*Developmental disability
*List of disability rights activists
*List of anti-discrimination acts
**Disability discrimination act
* Paralegal
* Victimology


External links

* [ article on ABA website]
* [ website]
* [ Advocay Inc. website]

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