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Ableism & Dis/Ability Research Guide: Legal Issues

Use this guide to explore the various facets of ableism and dis/ability including news; organizations; law; statistics; local resources, and published materials such as poplular and scholarly articles, books, reference sources, and films.

National Laws, Legislation and Regulations


Here are some terms to use when searching for information on the legal aspects of ableism.

  • anti-discrimination
  • disability law
  • human rights
  • learning disability
  • self-determination
  • universal human rights