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.
|Mental Health Advance Directives - Guidance 5.14 (279kb PDF)|
|Mental Health Advance Directives - Form 5.14 (205kb PDF)|
|Mental Health Advance Directives - Fillable PDF Form 5.14 (310kb PDF)|
|Individual Justice Plan Manual (875kb PDF)|
|August 29-31, 2016||North Dakota Disability Advocacy Consortium Legislative Training Institute (266kb pdf)|
|August 29-31, 2016||Legislative Training Institute - Bismarck, ND (465kb pdf)|
|September 6-8, 2016||Fall 2016 Behavioral Health Conference, Fargo, ND. (18.5kb docx)|
|September 30, 2016||Advocates Living their Lives (ALL) Fall Meeting, Bismarck, ND. (307kb pdf)|
|October 4-5, 2016||Northern Plains Law Conference on Students with Disabilities (25kb pdf)|
Uniting to champion the equality and inclusion of people with disabilities where we live, learn, work and play.