Documents designed for people with disabilities about your legal rights and how to advocate for yourself as a resident in Massachusetts.

General

PDF DocumentDLC Brochure (English)
PDF DocumentFolleto en EspaƱol
PDF DocumentOur P&A Authority
PDF DocumentTitle II of The ADA

Benefits

PDF DocumentSSDI Overpayments
PDF DocumentSSI and Work
PDF DocumentSSI Overpayments
PDF DocumentWhat is SSI?

Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

PDF DocumentDDS Appeals
PDF DocumentDDS Eligibility
PDF DocumentIndividual Support Planning
PDF DocumentServices and Supports for Adults and the Prioritization Process

Employment

PDF DocumentEmployment and Reasonable Accommodation
PDF DocumentRight To Fair Wages And Work In The Community
PDF DocumentService Animals in the Workplace
PDF DocumentSheltered Workshops Group Supported Employment Submin Wage

Health Care

PDF DocumentMassHealth Durable Medical Equipment
PDF DocumentMassHealth Durable Medical Equipment Prior Approval Appeals
PDF DocumentMassHealth Prior Authorization and Appeal for Wheelchair Repairs
PDF DocumentNew MassHealth Managed Care Health Plans
PDF DocumentWheelchair Lemon Law
PDF DocumentWheelchair Repairs for MassHealth Consumers

Housing

PDF DocumentEmotional Support Animals in Housing
word documentEmotional Support Animal in Housing - Sample Letter
PDF DocumentHousing and Reasonable Accommodation

Rights In Facilities

PDF DocumentAdmission to a Psychiatric Hospital
PDF DocumentDMH Complaint Process
PDF DocumentInformed Consent
PDF DocumentRestraint and Seclusion in Facilities
PDF DocumentSix Fundamental Rights
PDF DocumentTraumatic Brain Injury Waivers

Self Determination

PDF DocumentAlternatives to Guardianship and Guardianship

Special Education

PDF DocumentAssistive Technology for Special Education Students
PDF DocumentThe Basics of Special Education Law
MS Word DocumentIndependent Educational Evaluations
MS Word DocumentLife After Special Education Manual
PDF DocumentSchool Discipline Laws in Massachusetts
PDF DocumentSchool Restraint and Seclusion Laws in Massachusetts

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