DREDF reports, articles, books, issue papers, handbooks, guides, pamphlets, videos and other communications are intended to provide information and help on issues affecting people with disabilities. Our materials are directed to a diverse audience including attorneys, advocates, parents of children with disabilities and people with disabilities, as well as the general public.
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Topic Guides on ADA Transportation (July 2010)
A Series of Topic Guides on the Americans With Disabilities Act and Transportation
The Topic Guides on ADA Transportation bring together the requirements of the ADA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) ADA regulation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) determinations, and operational practices that comply with the ADA.
The Current State of Health Care for People with Disabilities (September 2009)
Researched and written by a team led by DREDF on behalf of the National Council on Disability, this report identifies healthcare issues and barriers experienced by people with disabilities and presents recommendations.
Guide to the Resolution Session in California (November 2008)
In light of changes made to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) by Congress in 2004, and changes in California's mediation process, DREDF's "A Guide for California Parents: Special Education Due Process and the Resolution Session," offers guidance through the California special education due process procedure.
"Disability Rights Law: Roots, Present Challenges, and Future Collaborations" by Arlene Mayerson. (September 2007)
Disability rights and legal aid lawyers must collaborate to fix the damage caused by the US Supreme Court's decisions narrowing the protections and remedies for people with disabilities. Clearinghouse Review, Vol. 41, Nos.5-6, Sept-Oct 2007.
A report on the current state of implementation of the ADA including recommendations to increase meaningful access. Published by the National Council on Disability, by Mary Lou Breslin, Silvia Yee, Susan Henderson and Marilyn Golden of DREDF, with Karen Peltz Strauss and Berkeley Policy Associates for the National Council on Disability.
From Civil Rights to Human Rights (July 2007)
Comments by Silvia Yee on the 30th Anniversary of the 504 Sit-In
"Disability Civil Rights and the Promise of Technology" by Arlene Mayerson. (March 2007)
A brief examination of the interaction between advances in technology and disability civil rights.