Advocacy & Legal Issues Resource Page
The following organizations offer useful, but more general disability-related information, rather than information specific to blindness/visual impairment. The organizations listed here are NJ resources. Look for similar resources in your state. Many of the organizations listed under Information about Blindness offer education law and advocacy information specific to blindness/visual impairment.
Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Information and training for parents of children at risk due to disability, poverty, geographic location, discrimination, or other special circumstances.
Free legal assistance for education problems.
Disability Rights New Jersey
Legal assistance for people with disabilities on discrimination, accommodation, special education, and other issues.
Information on Family Support Act and planning; Families magazine.
of Disability Services
Resources directory; information and referrals on services for people with disabilities.
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