Source:ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] National NetworkDate Published:02/2018Format:PDFAnnotation:This 16-page legal brief reviews the recognition and development of the rights of people with disabilities in emergency planning through the courts. It reviews litigation brought against state and local governments for failing to adequately protect and accommodate people with disabilities, and discusses how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been applied to the specific setting of emergencies arising in schools. It looks at guidance and resources from the federal government to ensure that people with disabilities are fully incorporated into emergency planning.URL:http://www.adapacific.org/assets/documents/emergency-preparedness-litigation-legal-brief-2-2018.pdfType:ReportAccess Notes:Link to document in Word file: http://www.adapacific.org/assets/documents/emergency-preparedness-litigation-legal-brief-2-2018.docx
Link to document in RTF file: http://www.adapacific.org/assets/documents/emergency-preparedness-litigation-legal-brief-2-2018.rtfID:17062. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.