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.

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Recent News from the ACDL

Save the Date! ACDL’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Arizona Center for Disability Law is celebrating 25 years of advancing disability rights. Join us as we honor Tim Hogan, former Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest & Arizona State Representative Jennifer Longdon. This 25th Anniversary event will include music, food, drink, and a silent auction, with all proceeds benefitting ACDL’s work in advancing the rights of Arizonans…

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Special Report: Preventing Sexual Abuse of Arizonans with Developmental Disabilities

The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC) has released a report with recommendations for the Arizona State Legislature and state agencies to prevent sexual abuse of Arizonans with developmental disabilities. ACDL has partnered with the ADDPC on this very important issue. The report “Sexual Abuse of Arizonans with Developmental and Other Disabilities” includes specific actions state agencies, providers, families, and others should take to…

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Registration Now Open for 8th Annual African American Conference on Disabilities

Registration is now open for the 8th Annual African American Conference on Disabilities. This is the only comprehensive conference that addresses legal rights issues at the intersection of race and disability. The conference examines avenues for legal advocacy to ensure the effective provision of services and enforcement of civil rights in the African American and disability communities. Hosted by the Arizona Center for Disability Law…

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