Committee on Issues Affecting People with Disabilities
The Committee on Issues Affecting People with Disabilities shall consider any and all matters pertaining to legal issues affecting people with disabilities, including but not limited to (a) development, promotion, analysis and/or comment on proposed, pending or existing legislation, regulations, or governmental policies or procedures, (b) education of the legal community, government and the general public, (c) provision of forum for discussion of important public issues, and (d) involvement in law reform activities.
This Committee was established on June 1, 1982 and is chaired by Christine Doran. Esq.
Committee Members...MARK YOUR CALENDAR....next meeting is Friday, September 27, 2013 in Albany.
by Mark H. Leeds, Esq. (Updated April 11, 2013)
Representing People with Disabilities, 3d Ed., Revised 2007
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Representing People with Disabilities, Third Edition, is a comprehensive reference which covers the myriad legal concerns of people with disabilities—including an in-depth examination of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This invaluable resource has been expanded to include two new chapters.
Entirely reprinted, with extensive updates and revisions throughout, the 2007 revision features: a fully revised special education chapter; coverage of the reauthorization of the IDEA and New York’s regulations implementing it; changes to Social Security and Medicare; a new section on HIPAA; coverage of the new ABA model rule; a new section on World Wide Web accessibility; and recent case law throughout.
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