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Persons with Disability Parking Placard/Plates - Frequently Asked Questions

Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation about special parking privileges and registration rights for persons with disabilities related to the operation and ownership of vehicles.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Information from the Erie County Bar Association on your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. (February 2019)

Person with Disability Parking Placard Application

Information from the PA Department of Transportation about the Eligibility Requirements for Persons with Disabilities Parking Placards and Registration Plates. Application forms are also available here.

Persons with Disability Parking Placard/Plates - Frequently Asked Questions

Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation about special parking privileges and registration rights for persons with disabilities related to the operation and ownership of vehicles.

Federal Court Finder

Find a federal court location by location or court name, including appellate, district, bankruptcy, probation and pretrial office, or federal defender organization. Each District Court has its own local forms which are generally available on the Court website.

Person with Disability Parking Placard Application

Information from the PA Department of Transportation about the Eligibility Requirements for Persons with Disabilities Parking Placards and Registration Plates. Application forms are also available here.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Information from the Erie County Bar Association on your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. (February 2019)

A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

Find answers to questions about employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act in this A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment from the U.S. Department of Justice. Webpage and PDF Version. (October 2000)

Community HealthChoices

Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services about Community HealthChoices, a program that will coordinate your health care coverage to improve the quality of your health care experience with a goal of increasing opportunities for older Pennsylvanians and individuals with physical disabilities to remain in their homes.

Assistive Technology for Persons with Brain Injury

Information from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania on the use of assistive technology for persons with brain injury. [PDF] (January 2018)

Assistive Technology: How to Pay for the Device or Service That You Need

Information from Disability Rights Pennsylvania on resources available to pay for assistive technology. [PDF]

How to Appeal a Medical Assistance Denial of Assistive Technology

This manual from Disability Rights Pennsylvania will explain your rights when Medical Assistance, including your Medical Assistance managed health care plan, denies prior authorization or denies a program exception. This includes an approval of something less or different than what your doctor prescribed. [PDF] (January 2018)

Assistive Technology Publications from Disability Rights Pennsylvania

Listing of Assistive Technology Publications available from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania.

Curb Ramps: Getting From Here to There (PDF)

This Fact Sheet from Disability Rights Pennsylvania provides general information about the obligations of governments and public accommodations to assure access to sidewalks, including installing curb ramps (sometimes called curb cuts), under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). (November 2017)

Disability Rights Pennsylvania Resource Publications

Publications from Disability Rights Pennsylvania on a variety of disability-related issues.

Discriminatory Zoning and the Fair Housing Act

This booklet from Disability Rights Pennsylvania is designed to acquaint people with disabilities, advocates, providers, and attorneys with the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and, in particular, its impact on state and local zoning laws and land use regulations. [PDF] (April 2018)

Inmate Rights under the ADA (PDF)

This brochure from Disability Rights Pennsylvania is designed to provide general answers to a few commonly-asked questions about how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to inmates. [PDF] (February 2018)

Accessibility and Accommodations Publications from Disability Rights Network of PA

Publications on Accessibility and Accommodations from Disability Rights Network of PA.

Publications from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

List of Publications from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. The Bazelon Center produces reports, issue papers, and manuals that analyze major federal laws, policies, and regulations that affect access to services and the rights of people with mental disabilities.

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