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ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

Childcare for Children with Disabilities, including HIV

A fact sheet from the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services about discrimination against children with disabilities, including HIV.

Civil Rights Complaints

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' does not advocate for individual discrimination complaints, but has a referral service to get you in contact with providing information specific to your situation, the right office if decide to file a complaint.

Disability Rights Laws

An overview of the federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. Includes contact information for federal agencies that can give more information.

Disabled Parking Placard and Licencse Plates

A privately owned web site link which provides information on eligibility and application for a handicapped parking placard and license plates.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

How to File a Discrimination Charge

This web page shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job, because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter.

Privacy and Your Health Information

A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law.

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

Veterans' Health Care and Medical Benefits Package

The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. This web site covers eligibility, benefits, exclusions and other specific topics. The site also features LIVE ONLINE CHAT with a Customer Service Representative and a link to check the status of your claims.

What Are Your Rights As An Employee?

FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

What is Medicaid and who is it for?

Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid.

Working While Disabled -- A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support

plan for achieving self-support (PASS) is a plan for your future. A plan lets you use your income or other things you own to help you reach your work goals.

ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

Childcare for Children with Disabilities, including HIV

A fact sheet from the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services about discrimination against children with disabilities, including HIV.

Civil Rights Complaints

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' does not advocate for individual discrimination complaints, but has a referral service to get you in contact with providing information specific to your situation, the right office if decide to file a complaint.

Disability Rights Laws

An overview of the federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. Includes contact information for federal agencies that can give more information.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

How to File a Discrimination Charge

This web page shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job, because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Resources for people with disabilities: about the Disabilities Education Act, and links from the Disability Resources web site.

Privacy and Your Health Information

A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law.

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

What Are Your Rights As An Employee?

FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Working While Disabled -- A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support

plan for achieving self-support (PASS) is a plan for your future. A plan lets you use your income or other things you own to help you reach your work goals.

Young Adult Guide - You're 18 Now - It's Your Responsibility

When you had your 18th birthday, you became an adult by law. This information is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an adult.

What is Medicaid and who is it for?

Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid.

ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

Disability Rights Laws

An overview of the federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. Includes contact information for federal agencies that can give more information.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

File a Complaint under the Architectural Barriers Act

A link to an online form or a printable form for making a complaint about difficulties accessing public property. You may make a confidential report.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Resources for people with disabilities: about the Disabilities Education Act, and links from the Disability Resources web site.

Civil Rights Complaints

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' does not advocate for individual discrimination complaints, but has a referral service to get you in contact with providing information specific to your situation, the right office if decide to file a complaint.

File a Complaint under the Architectural Barriers Act

A link to an online form or a printable form for making a complaint about difficulties accessing public property. You may make a confidential report.

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