Protecting the rights of people with disabilities

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As North Carolina’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency, we are dedicated to enforcing and protecting the rights of all North Carolinians with disabilities. We do this through these four areas of work.

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Video: Service Animals 101 for Businesses

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People with disabilities have the right to have their service animals with them in virtually every setting. Business owners and employees have a legal responsibility to accommodate service animals. This video explains those rights and responsibilities. Email to let… Continue Reading

NEWS RELEASE: Unnecessary Job Requirements Discriminate

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May 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC—Disability Rights NC has settled a lawsuit against an employer for equal access to employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Although the terms of the settlement are confidential, it provides an important reminder to businesses that… Continue Reading

By Corye Dunn, Director of Public Policy A single word can make all the difference, especially when it comes to Medicaid policy. Recently, the word was “life-sustaining” in the policies governing the Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C). This program… Continue Reading

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