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Settlement Achieved in the Parsons v. Ryan lawsuit

Click here to read the settlement agreement. 

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ACDL has published the latest
issue of our newsletter,
advocate.

Click here to download and
read the newsletter.

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ACDL Board of Directors Announce New Executive Director

Click here to read announcement.

 

J.J. Rico, New Executive Director 

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ACDL Wins Judgment from Ninth Circuit Court
on Alvarez v Betlach Lawsuit

Click here to read press release:
Adults with Disabilities Win Medicaid Suit at Ninth Circuit.

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SAVE THE DATE

ACDL and Arizona Bridge to Independent Living
announce that the 4th Annual African American
Symposium on Disabilities will be held on
February 27, 2015.

Click here for more information.

Click here for a recent video on the conference.

Below are photos of event organizers, vendors and participants who attended the 2014 event.

Renaldo Fowler (left) from Arizona Center for Disability Law
and David Carey (right) from Arizona Bridge to Independent Living,
organizers of the event.


Participants had the opportunity to visit vendors offering
a wide range of services and programs and to listen
to speakers who addressed such topics as sickle cell,
special education,  diabetes, mental health, and employment.

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Our PAIMI Advisory Council
has developed
a new brochure
that explains its purpose and program.
It is available in plain language also.
You can click on the links below
to view or download the brochures.

PAIMI Advisory Council Brochure


PAIMI Advisory Council Brochure
(in plain language)

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Donating to the Center

 We have made it easy for you to donate to the Center through
Pay Pal by clicking on the donate button below.
 

You may also mail your donations to:
Arizona Center for Disability Law
5025 E. Washington Street, Suite 202
Phoenix, AZ 85034

(Make checks payable to Arizona Center for Disability Law)

 

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ACDL Board Members

Our current Board Members for 2014-15 are listed
below along with their affiliations and cities.

Anthony (Tony) DiRienzi, President
Community Activist
Phoenix, AZ

Art Gode, Vice President
Family Member
Kingman, AZ

John Chalmers, Treasurer
Baseball Coach, Attorney
Thatcher, AZ
Lopeti Penima'ani, Secretary
Consumer
Casa Grande, AZ

Wendy Akbar, Esq.
Venable, Campillo, Logan & Meaney, P.C.
Phoenix, AZ

Wendy Ascher
Attorney
Tucson, AZ

Sherri Collins
ACDHH
Phoenix, AZ

Loretta Cheeks
Family Member
Peoria, AZ
Christie Hammerle
Perkins Coie, Attorney
Phoenix, AZ

Sharon Fabian
Attorney
Phoenix, AZ

Sarah Birdsal Isakson
Advocate

Bisbee, AZ
Sami Hamed
Consumer
Tucson, AZ
Tracy Lyons
Lyons Law PLLC
Phoenix, AZ
Sheree Lloyd
Consumer
Glendale, AZ
Mark Mendibles
Community Activist
Tucson, AZ
Sherri McClain
PAIMI Advisory Chair
Tucson, AZ
  John Trombino
Retired Judge
Phoenix, AZ

 

 

 


Our
Mission
The Arizona Center for Disability Law advocates for the legal rights of persons with disabilities to be free from abuse, neglect and discrimination and to gain access to services, maximizing independence and achieving equality.

Our Vision

A society that focuses on people’s abilities rather than disabilities.

What is the Arizona Center for Disability Law?

Who does the Arizona Center for Disability Law help?

What does the Arizona Center for Disability Law do?

What kinds of problems does the Arizona Center for Disability Law address?


 

Self-Advocacy DVD - Your Rights as an Employee with Disabilities

 

What to Expect After You Have Filed an Employment Discrimination Complaint.  A 20 minute video on employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act and going through the mediation process after filing a discrimination complaint.

 


 

100 North Stone Ave., Suite 305
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 327-9547 (Voice)
(877) 327-7754 (Toll Free TTY)
(800) 922-1447 (Toll Free Voice)
Fax: (520) 884-0992

 


5025 E. Washington St., Suite 202

Phoenix, AZ 85034

(602) 274-6287 (Voice/TTY)
(800) 927-2260 (Toll Free Voice/TTY)
Fax: (602) 274-6779

 

   

Email: center@azdisabilitylaw.org

 

 

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