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North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project

Disability is not a condition that affects the "special" or "unfortunate few". Disability is a common characteristic and occurrence within the human experience. In fact, more than one in every seven North Dakotans over the age of five has a disability (U.S. Census Bureau; 2006 Data Profiles).

Disability is not limited to people who use wheelchairs or those with a visual or hearing loss. Some disabilities are quite visible, while others are hidden, such as emotional and psychiatric conditions or cognitive disabilities.

The Protection & Advocacy Project (P&A) advocates for the legal rights of North Dakotans with disabilities. Please take some time to explore this website and to find more about P&A and the rights of people with disabilities.

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DHS receiving comments on proposed rules for the Autism Voucher and Waiver (477kb pdf)
CVS Pharmacies - "Talking Prescription Labels" (116kb pdf)

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Upcoming Events

April 2014: Vocational Rehabilitation Community Meetings (214kb pdf)
April 7, 2014: Jamestown Session on grant writing (842kb pdf)
April 10-12, 2014: Parent Involvement Conference in Minot
April 28-30, 2014 ND Consumer & Family Network Conference - Agenda (308kb pdf) & Registration Form (27kb docx)
April 29, 2014: Grand Forks Session on grant writing (838kb pdf)
May 1, 2014: Minot Session on grant writing (970kb pdf)
June 6-8, 2014: Parent Leadership Institute (112kb pdf)
June 24-25, 2014: Mind Matters Conference on Brain Injury - Fargo, ND (220kb pdf)

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P&A Meetings

April 7, 2014 Committee on P&A meeting in Bismarck at 1:00 p.m. - Agenda (129kb pdf)

P&A's Mission

Uniting to champion the equality and inclusion of people with disabilities where we live, learn, work and play.

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