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Self-Advocacy Legal Resources

Follow the links below to  learn on how to navigate various public systems, how to request accommodations or modifications, and what to do if your rights are violated or you experience discrimination. We also have resources provided by the federal government, state government, and other organizations. Self-Advocacy Tool/Fact Sheets coming soon. Click here to see our priorities, or here to request our services.

Links to other services

State Law Library Self-Help Law Center
(406) 444-9300
Provides legal forms, information, references, and resource referrals to citizens dealing with civil matters.

The Arc of Montana
(406) 461-2384
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes

ADA Basic Building Blocks Course –FREE Course–“ADA Basic Building Blocks” is an introductory web course on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) that is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and core concepts in the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act

PLUK Help and Referral Form– Use this form to request assistance for yourself or for someone else, ask questions, or request information/library materials about anything pertaining to children and families. Common issues are – early intervention (information, screening, evaluation, assessment), behavior, disability, parenting, school, specialized medical needs, insurance, sex & gender, intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, guardianship, childcare, dyslexia & learning disabilities.

Social Security Administration: The Appeals Process

Social Security Administration Red Book: The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities

 

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