Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

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

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 […]

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Posted: July 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 25

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 […]

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Posted: July 2nd, 2015 | 1 Comment »