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Disability Rights

ANCOR joins with other national advocates to protect and promote stronger enforcement of existing civil rights laws for people with disabilities, particularly:

  • the Americans with Disabilities Act;

  • Individuals with Disabilities Edu¬cation Act (IDEA);

  • Fair Housing Act;

  • Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA);

  • Sections 503, 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act;

  • Help America Vote Act (HAVA);

  • National Voter Registration Act (“motor voter”);

  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act;

  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act;

  • and Air Carrier Access Act