http://www.sss.msstate.edu/ "Disability Support Services seeks to provide educational access and opportunity through support, resources, advocacy, collaboration, and academic accommodations for students with disabilities (as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) who are accepted to the University." (website)
Starkville Commission on Disability
The Commission endeavors to make Starkville a more accessible community. Projects have included ADA/accessibility workshops, a transitional plan to make city sidewalks ADA compliant and a survey of the cities’ parks. Contact: Whitney Hilton, Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.mdrs.ms.gov MDRS is a "state agency that provides resources to help Mississippians with disabilities find new careers, live more independently, overcome obstacles, and face new challenges." (website)
http://www.ada.gov/ "The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. It also applies to the United States Congress." (website)
http://www.ed.gov/policy/speced/reg/narrative.html Commonly known as the legislation that pertains most to educational opportunities, "the Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors."
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