Our fact sheets, guides, and videos provide information about the rights of people with disabilities under federal and state law. They also offer tips on how to navigate various public systems, how to request accommodations or modifications, and what to do if your rights are violated or you experience discrimination. We also have resources provided by the federal government, state government, and other organizations.
Use the filters or search box in the left-hand column to find the resources you need. Please note that many of our resources apply to a wide range of disabilities, so we do not categorized our resources by individual disability.
General information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it applies to places of public accommodation, such as businesses or organizations that serve the public, and self-advocacy tips for requesting a reasonable accommodation and modification.
Information for businesses and organizations on how they can ensure that their websites are accessible to people with disabilities.
This guide explains the rights of a person with disabilities to reasonable accommodations in North Carolina courts.
This checklist outlines the process of asking for an interpreter from a medical office or other business.
This guide covers the basics of fair housing, reasonable accommodations and modifications, and service and comfort animals.
This guide explains the laws regarding accessible parking spaces, how to advocate for your right to an accessible parking space, and how to request assigned parking as a reasonable accommodations on the job.
Paratransit is public transportation for people who cannot ride the bus, train, or other publicly available modes of transportation because of their disability. This guide explains how paratransit works and what your rights are.
An overview of your right to accessibility and reasonable accommodations in public transportation.
In 2008, only 55% of people with disabilities voted in North Carolina, while 69% of people without disabilities voted, a difference of 14%. If people with disabilities throughout America voted at the same rate as people without disabilities, there would have been approximately 3 million more votes cast in the national election.
Disability Rights NC has launched the state’s first voter information website designed specifically for people with disabilities. This accessible website will walk you through registering to vote; casting your vote in person, from home, or from a facility; and reporting your polling place if it is not accessible.
Who can assist you when you vote, who cannot assist you, and how to request assistance at the polling place.