Legal Resources

Legal resources for people with disabilities.


Disability Rights Laws In Massachusetts (pdf) – Synopsis of disability-related laws and regulations in effect as of July 1, 2005. Has links to the official text of the laws and regulations. The Summary is provided by the Massachusetts Office on Disability.


Disability Law Center (DLC)DLC is a private, non-profit organization responsible for providing protection and advocacy for the rights of Massachusetts residents with disabilities.


Disability Plates and Placard Regulations – Information on criteria for determining disability, placard design, parking space provisions and enforcement / penalties. Also has links to relevant Massachusetts statutes.


Disability-Related Laws and Regulations – Provided by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration


A Guide to Disability Rights Laws – Guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities.’ Provided by the U.S. Department of Justice.


Massachusetts Legal Services – Legal services for people with disabilities and others.


Massachusetts Court System ADA Accessibility Policy – Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinators provide aids and services to people with disabilities.


Department of Justice (DOJ):  ADA Home Page – Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.