Monthly Archives: July 2015

Roundup: Supported Decision-Making/Bullying/Pre-Dementia Planning

2015-07-23T03:56:05+00:00

SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with a wide array of issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of posts from member blogs and newsletters. Supported Decision-Making: A Model Alternative to Guardianship? Supported decision-making is an approach to enabling individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to control the [...]

Roundup: Supported Decision-Making/Bullying/Pre-Dementia Planning2015-07-23T03:56:05+00:00

Justice Department Upholds Rights of Seniors with Disabilities

2019-07-30T12:58:46+00:00

It was in 2011 that individuals living at Harbor's Edge, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Norfolk, asked a Special Needs Alliance member attorney to file a discrimination suit on their behalf. The facility was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act, having barred residents of its assisted living [...]

Justice Department Upholds Rights of Seniors with Disabilities2019-07-30T12:58:46+00:00

Justice Department Upholds Rights of Seniors with Disabilities

2019-08-26T18:58:22+00:00

It was in 2011 that individuals living at Harbor's Edge, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Norfolk, asked a Special Needs Alliance member attorney to file a discrimination suit on their behalf. The facility was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act, having barred residents of its assisted living [...]

Justice Department Upholds Rights of Seniors with Disabilities2019-08-26T18:58:22+00:00

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 25

2019-08-26T18:58:35+00:00

By Emily A. Donaldson, Esq. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation likened in scope to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. With its passage in July 1990, discrimination based on disabilities was banned in employment, public accommodations, telecommunications and government programs. Sponsored by recently retired Senator [...]

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 252019-08-26T18:58:35+00:00

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