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Students with Disabilities: An Advocate’s Manual
Advocate's Guide

Advocacy Tips

Housing

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits landlords from charging you a fee for having a service or emotional support animal.

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Voting Resources

If you requested an absentee ballot and never received it, call or visit your city/township clerk’s office as soon as possible to cancel your first absentee ballot and request a new one.  The deadline to do this is Monday, November 2, 2020 at 4 p.m.   Or you can go to your polling place on Election Day, complete a simple form and vote.

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Special Education

When meetings are held, enlist assistance and support from others who know the student, such as the child’s mental health provider or Community Mental Health caseworker, a family friend or relative.

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