Unfinished Business: The Enforcement of Civil Rights for People with Disabilities

Source: Ronald M. Hager, David T. Hutt, Janice Johnson Hunter, Diane Smith Howard, Elizabeth Priaulx, Amy Scherer, Kenneth Shiotani, Clearinghouse Review, Vol. 48 nos. 1-2, May-June 2014
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From the abstract:
Barriers to equal rights in public accommodations, housing, employment, education, and other publicly available programs are not uncommon for people with disabilities. With broad authority under specific federal statutes, Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System advocates still must protect the civil, legal, and human rights of persons with disabilities. Of interest to advocates of low-income persons are aggressive enforcement of the “integration mandate” conferred by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Olmstead v. L.C. ruling; protection against discrimination in housing under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988; and protecting youth from abusive use of restraint and seclusion with the advocacy strategies offered by the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.