Disability, Rights, and Discrimination

A five-part vodcast (video) and podcast (audio) series that focuses on disability rights that support access to everyday life and community involvement for people with disabilities.

Watch the videos below for the vodcast series or scroll down to the bottom of the page to listen to the podcast series. Podcasts are also available SpreakerItunesiHeartRadio, or Spotify

Overview: Talks about the history of rights’ progression and discrimination for people with disabilities and certain disability-centric laws that offer protection against discrimination.

Educational Rights: Learn the alphabet soup of resources that support free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities, including IDEA, LRE, IEPs, and 504s. Additionally, learn what to do if you think your education rights are being violated.

Physical Setting Rights: Learn about laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including at work, at school, while using public transportation, and at all other public and private places that are open to the general public. Also, learn what steps to take if discrimination is occurring.

Community Living Rights: Learn about community-focused rights and programs that ensure people with disabilities can live and participate in the community as citizens, as well what to do if those rights are not being upheld.

Voting Rights: Learn how people with disabilities are entitled to have access to vote regardless of disability or guardian, as well what to do if that access is encumbered or denied.