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Individuals with disabilities often have to speak up or take action to get what the law entitles them. The resources here give you information on your rights and how to enforce them through self-advocacy or with help.

Understanding Your Rights: Even well-intended people, organizations and businesses may be ignorant of their obligations to accommodate people with disabilities. You need to learn the rules so you can teach others.
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Self-Advocacy: Speaking up for yourself is a powerful tool but like any skill, you can learn to use it appropriately and effectively and improve it through practice and experience.
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Attorneys & Advocates: When your own voice is insufficient to get what you are entitled, several kinds of help are available from a variety of sources.
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You must understand what your rights are. Learn that you are not alone. Talk to others about what you are going through. You need the support of other parents dealing with the same disabilities.
—Susie King



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