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Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.

Their site is divided into sections, including:

  • Legal Advocacy – laws, cases, amicus curiae, school-to-prison pipeline, international disability rights
  • Public Policy – transportation, housing, assisted suicide laws, legislative positions, disability and bioethics, DREDF comments
  • Healthcare Access – Medicaid matters, maintaining health, research and data, Affordable Care Act (ACA), training, policy briefs, presentations, resources, healthcare stories
  • Special Education – students (K-12), babies & toddlers, foster youth, diabetes care, trainings, resources, sample letters, and Spanish language versions of topics
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