Eddy is a trained service dog for a young kindergartener with autism. The child’s school would not allow Eddy to accompany the child during the school day. DRLC successfully advocated for the child and made precedent setting national law at the same time.
A cancer diagnosis carries with it a variety of potential legal issues. By providing information and resources to people across the nation, CLRC helps to improve the quality of survivorship while also invoking policy change for those affected by cancer.
This boy is able to learn because DRLC’s Education Advocacy Program fights for the special educational rights of students with disabilities.
People with disabilities are 3 times less likely to be employed and when working earn 75 cents for each dollar others are paid. DRLC advocates for people with disabilities who encounter discrimination in the workplace and train employers about disability rights law.
This little girl will grow up thinking that there is nothing she cannot do thanks to DRLC’s mission to advance the rights of people with disabilities through education, advocacy, and litigation.
People with disabilities who are experiencing homelessness are extremely vulnerable with high mortality rates. DRLC advocates for their rights to enter accessible shelters, receive adequate housing and access healthcare.
Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC) is a national organization whose mission is to champion the rights of people with disabilities through education, advocacy, and litigation.