Welcome to the Arizona Center for Disability Law

Who We Are.

The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) is a not for profit public interest law firm, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.

Who We Help.

We provide a variety of legal services to people with disabilities and/or disability-related problems.  We focus primarily on those cases in which individuals have nowhere else to go for legal support.

What We Do.

We provide information, outreach and training on legal rights and self-advocacy, represent individuals in negotiations, administrative proceedings and court, and investigate abuse and neglect.

Featured Announcements

Join Us at the Arizona Voting Rights Public Meeting on March 9th, in Phoenix

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The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting a public meeting to hear testimony regarding potential barriers to voting.

This meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us on March 9th at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix, AZ for this unique opportunity to advocate for equal voting rights.

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Recent News from the ACDL

Texting 911 Capability Now Available in Maricopa County

9-1-1 Call if you can text if you can't
This week, Text to 9-1-1 became a reality in Maricopa County. Text to 9-1-1 provides meaningful access to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities to First Responders through the use of any phone with texting capabilities. It is also a great addition in improving public safety in the region.
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ACDL Asks Arizona Counties to Enable Text-to-911 Services

Person holding cell phone with 911 and emergency text message on the screen
On July 26, 2017, the country celebrates the 27th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Today, in recognition of this anniversary, ACDL, the National Association of the Deaf, and Stein & Vargas, LLP sent a letter to each County Regional 911 Coordinator to ask that they make text-to-911 services available in their respective counties.
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City of Tucson Pedestrian Barriers Survey

Handicap Sign
Have you experienced a barrier getting around town on City streets or sidewalks? The City of Tucson is collecting data on problems with its pedestrian infrastructure as part of its ADA Transition Plan development. Please share your experiences with the City.
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Upcoming Training & Events

Workshops for Parents of Children with Special Needs

9:00 am - 3:30 pm @ Mohave County Admin Building

Raising Special Kids and the Arizona Center for Disability Law are presenting free workshops for parents of children with special needs.  The workshops will be held…

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