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A national and international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities, DRA pursues its mission through research, education, and legal advocacy.
They exist to expose abuse, to shed light on coercive and dangerous practices, and to promote real alternatives to a mental health system that even professionals agree is a disgrace. Read about the history of mental health advocacy, and check out the ADA Case of the Week, and more.
New York City organizations for persons with disabilities:
The Largest Minority -- This radio program, heard monthly on WBAI 99.5 FM from New York City, seeks to inform and educate the disabled community as well as our non-disabled friends, about the issues and happenings in the realm of disability rights and disability culture.
THE ELECTRIC EDGE -- The online version of the magazine (formerly known as The Disability Rag)