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Developmental Disabilities Policy and Advocacy

  • New! Voting: It's Your Right

Voting: It's Your Right, a guide about voting rights and the voting process in New Jersey, was written for individuals with intellectual disabilities in clear language. It should also be of interest to anyone who would like to learn more about the legal and practical issues related to voting.

The guide includes information about topics such as Who can vote in a government election?; What are you asked to decide when you register to vote?; How do you vote in person?; and How do you vote by mail? The guide is available in both English and Spanish.

Voting: It’s Your Right was developed by The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in collaboration with New Jersey’s Administration on Developmental Disabilities Partners, Disability Rights New Jersey and the NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities. It was funded by Disability Rights New Jersey’s Protection and Advocacy for Voter Access (PAVA) from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration on Children and Families, US Department of Health and Senior Services.

2012. 32 pages. Cost: Free of charge.

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View the guide in PDF format-Spanish

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  • Oral History of Policy and Advocacy in Developmental Disabilities as Reflected in the Lives and Works of Elizabeth M. Boggs, Gunnar Dybwad, and Rosemary F. Dybwad

Elizabeth M. Boggs, PhD: The Evolution of Public Policy Towards People with Developmental Disabilities: A Half Century Perspective, The Evolution of the Developmental Disabilities Legislation and The Social Security Act and Mental Retardation

Rosemary Dybwad, PhD: Normalization and Self-Advocacy, The Parent to Parent Movement and the Development of the International League of Societies for Persons with Mental Handicaps

Gunnar Dybwad, PhD: The Role of the Courts in the Renewal of the Field of Mental Retardation, The Pioneering Role of the National Association for Retarded Citizens

Now Available on DVD! 1987 (VHS). 2007 (DVD).
Cost: $30 for 3-disc DVD set.

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