The Rights of Disabled People

Author: DOREEN. JARRETT
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781847168993
Format: PDF, ePub
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The rights of disabled people have been affected considerably in recent times, particularly in the area of welfare benefits and subsequent financial security. A Straightforward Guide to the Rights of Disabled people is a comprehensive overview of the law and practice as it affects people with all types of disability and includes the rights of Disabled Children. The reader will gain a clear insight into welfare benefits, independent living, employment law, transport and a whole host of other rights.

A Straightforward Guide to the Rights of the Private Tenant

Author: Roger Sproston
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd
ISBN: 9781847161987
Format: PDF, Docs
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The latest publication in the Straightforward Guides series is a concise guide to the rights of the tenant of private, rented residential property. Changes to the law for 2011 are fully covered, including changes to European law. The book will enable anyone to understand the complex area of law that governs residential housing and to understand the relationship between landlord and tenant.

A Guide to Legal Rights for People with Disabilities

Author: Marc D. Stolman
Publisher: Demos Medical Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book deals comprehensively with the legal problems most often encountered by people with disabilities as well as issues such as Social Security, wills, and durable powers of attorney. It is primarily written for non-lawyers, but lawyers may benefit from it as well.It answers the most common questions about the laws involved in insurance, government benefits, wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, bankruptcy, debt collection, credit reports, and how to enforce your rights. Forms for a will and a durable power of attorney are attached in the appendices.

Caring for a Disabled Child

Author: Abigail Knight
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd
ISBN: 9781847160218
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This latest Revised Edition, builds on the previous editions by updating essential information relating to the law and practice surrounding caring for a disabled child. The book is used extensively by advice workers and also parents of disabled children and has proved an invaluable and indispensable guide.

International Handbook of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

Author: Eric Emerson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470020806
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The landmark International Handbook of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities presents, explains, and illustrates key methods of research and evaluation of proven relevance and value to the field of intellectual disabilities. It features sections on the concepts and theoretical models underlying research and evaluation, the methods and techniques themselves, and the key application areas where the methods are demonstrated in action. Coverage includes applications in educational, social, family, health, and employment aspects of care and provision for those with intellectual disabilities.

A Straightforward Guide to Probate and the Law

Author: Julie Peters
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd
ISBN: 1847161995
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Straightforward Guide to Probate and the Law, Revised Edition, is a concise and informative guide to all the processes that underpin probate and the obtaining of probate. The book is designed exclusively for anyone who is either a family member or who is acting as an executor of an estate. By using this clear and easy to understand Guide, the processes of applying for probate and also understanding taxation and the final account and finalising the probate process will become clear. Will formulation is also covered.

Housing Rights

Author: Roger Sproston
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd
ISBN: 1847163661
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Straightforward Guide to Housing Rights is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of housing law in the United Kingdom. Housing law is complex and varied and this book is a clear and concise introduction to the overall framework of law governing all tenure types. The book builds on the successful previous edition introducing new legislation. The book is practical and is ideal for those who wish to either learn the subject from new or who wish to brush up on their knowledge of this area and to acquaint themselves with new legislation.

Disabled Rights

Author: Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589013100
Format: PDF
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"Freedom and Justice for all" is a phrase that can have a hollow ring for many members of the disability community in the United States. Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer gives us a comprehensive introduction to and overview of U.S. disability policy in all facets of society, including education, the workplace, and social integration. Disabled Rights provides an interdisciplinary approach to the history and politics of the disability rights movement and assesses the creation and implementation, successes and failures of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by federal, state and local governments. Disabled Rights explains how people with disabilities have been treated from a social, legal, and political perspective in the United States. With an objective and straightforward approach, Switzer identifies the programs and laws that have been enacted in the past fifty years and how they have affected the lives of people with disabilities. She raises questions about Congressional intent in passing the ADA, the evolution and fragmentation of the disability rights movement, and the current status of disabled people in the U.S. Illustrating the shift of disability issues from a medical focus to civil rights, the author clearly defines the contemporary role of persons with disabilities in American culture, and comprehensively outlines the public and private programs designed to integrate disabled persons into society. She covers the law's provisions as they apply to private organizations and businesses and concludes with the most up-to-date coverage of recent Supreme Court decisions-especially since the 2000-2002 terms-that have profoundly influenced the implementation of the ADA and other disability policies. For activists as well as scholars, students, and practitioners in public policy and public administration, Switzer has written a compassionate, yet powerful book that demands attention from everyone interested in the battle for disability rights and equality in the United States.

Special Needs and Legal Entitlement Second Edition

Author: Melinda Nettleton
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502308
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fully updated to include the most recent developments in law and practice, the second edition of this comprehensive and straightforward guide to the legal rights of children and young people with special educational needs clearly explains the key issues in a complex system. Helping parents to understand the legal entitlements of their child, Nettleton and Friel explain the new Education, Health and Care Plans which have replaced the Statements of Special Educational Needs. They explain what an Education, Health and Care Plan is, how assessments are carried out, and how annual reviews, amendments, rights of appeal and tribunals work in practice. They also include help with 42 of the most common problems encountered, a discussion of relevant cases, extracts from the official published guidance issued, and a draft Reasons for Appeal. This essential handbook for parents of children with special educational needs will also be a key reference for teachers, charities, Local Authority officers, and lawyers in other fields.