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Rights and Reality II

Authors: Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy (Wisconsin's Protection and Advocacy organization)


This book has 44 chapters covering every major program, funding source, and rights issue affecting adults and children with disabilities in Wisconsin. It is published by the state Protection and Advocacy agency, with the information being comprehensive but written at a complex reading level. All sections of the original 1986 guide have been updated.
New sections include:

- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Federal Fair Housing Act
- Assistive Technology
- W-2
- Family Care
- BadgerCare
- Rights of Inmates in Correctional Settings
- Abuse and Neglect of People with Disabilities

It is chock full of practical strategies for people to use to
advocate for their own rights or the rights of others. It also includes citations to applicable statues, regulations, and case law.

The 400-page guide is available for purchase in either a three-ring binder or as a searchable CD-ROM. It can also be downloaded as a series of PDF files, click on the "Web Links" tab above to check this option out.

Description based on a quick review of the guide as viewed on 9/10/13 from www.disabilityrightswi.org/archives/159

Contact Info:
Organization:Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy (Protection and Advocacy)
Address:16 N. Carroll Street, Suite 400
Madison, WI 53703
Phone:608-267-0214 or 800-928-8778, TTY: 888-758-6049
Cost:Manual or CD-Rom $15.00 for consumers and families. $20.00 for others, or free download chapter by chapter

Web Links

Learn how to download or purchase a copy

Visit the home page of the publisher, the Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy (Protection and Advocacy)

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