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Advocacy and Law

Programs that seek to influence legislation in order to benefit specific interest groups or achieve specific social, political or environmental goals; or which intercede on behalf of individuals and/or groups to ensure that they receive the benefits and services to which they are entitled and that their rights guaranteed by law are protected and enforced.

Pathfinder Resources

Database of Services: Relevant keywords may include: ADA Information and Assistance, Advocacy Services, and Legal Counseling (including low income).

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act is the federal law that gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities. It guarantees equal opportunity in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.

Military Selective Service for people with disabilities.

Resources about Military Selective Service for people with disabilities.

National Disability Advocacy & Law Organizations

National disability advocacy and law organizations that promote equality and inclusion for people with disabilities in every aspect of society.

Self Advocacy Organizations and Programs

Self Advocacy resources in Tennessee, including national resources, for people with disabilities and their families.

Tennessee Disability Advocacy & Law Organizations

Tennessee disability advocacy and law organizations in Tennessee, as well as, national resources.