The disAbility Law Center of Virginia Foundation invites you to nominate that person to be the recipient of the 2018 Darrel Tillar Mason Excellence in Advocacy Award. This award, named in honor of a notable and longstanding advocate for people with disabilities, is presented from time to time in recognition of the amazing work done by disability rights advocates across the Commonwealth.
Parents, join us to learn ways to understand the process involved with special education. You’ll hear from two of our attorneys on their experiences. Our goal is to empower each individual accessing this resource to become a more competent advocate. Click here for more information or to register.
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia would like to know if your polling place is accessible on Tuesday, November 7th. dlcv.org/
If you notice anything that might be a barrier to someone using a mobility device, a visual impairment, or any other disability, please complete the survey with a short summary of the problem.
Welcome to the dLCV’s new video series, “Ask the Expert.” We will feature a new video each month, with answers to those questions from someone you can trust.
What does the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require for people who can not hear?
Lip reading, sign language interpreters, passing notes … it’s all so confusing! When someone is deaf or hard of hearing, what can you do to make sure that you have effective communication? It’s time to Ask the Expert!
Pathways Through Special Education in Virginia
To find more detailed information on special education, order your copy of the Pathways Through Special Education in Virginia for $14.95 plus shipping.
A unique opportunity to support the rights of people with disabilities in Virginia.
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia Foundation was created to fill a desperate need in Virginia, the need to protect and advance the rights of all Virginians with disabilities.
Each year, hundreds of children with disabilities struggle to receive an appropriate education, thousands of people who rely on caretakers experience abuse or neglect, and countless individuals with disabilities are denied necessary medical services.
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia (dLCV) is the state’s designated agency to provide legal representation and rights advocacy to help those people. dLCV provides information on disability law issues to thousands of Virginians and represents more than 400 such individuals each year. But with very limited resources, dLCV can not meet the needs of all and must turn down representation to more than a thousand people every year!