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States that fail to make their courthouses accessible to people with disabilities can be sued for damages under federal disability law
22nd Judicial District Court - ADA
Louisiana Professional Responsibility Law and Practice
Transportation for seniors and disabled citizens
Disability & Legal Issues
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
Northshore Families Helping Families
Legal Help in St. Tammany Parish and Pertaining Information
The Northlake Homeless Coalition (985) 898-6342
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Understanding & Accommodating People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Independent Living
What Is MCS? - Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
St. Tammany Parish Government
St. Tammany Parish Government - Directory
City of Slidell - Directory
DA offers new help to elderly
A reporter with The News Banner, Leslie Ackel, has spent time over the past few months of 2002 looking into ADA compliance in western St. Tammany Parish.
A very special thanks to Leslie for her perseverance and hard work.
Are parish and city governments in compliance with federal law?
Parish courthouse not in ADA compliance
Mandeville working to be ADA accessible
Not Up To Code
Barriers coming down in parish
Parish Council schedule to vote on budget (A secretary for the new ADA)
Davis Appoints Tobin as Social Service Coordinator (Tobin also appointed ADA coordinator replacing Bruce Crouch)
Covington becoming accessible
Redoing courthouse may cost more than expected (Asbestos remediation will also have to be completed.)
Slidell allocates $13,000 for work on 2 buildings (Woes at courthouse, senior center persist)
Winston shores up health panel (Ethics Board finds some nominees have conflicts of interest)
Human Services Authority board members sworn in
Health care progress slow - State's elderly, disabled still have few options
Tammany veterans decry shabby
Veterans Affairs office is moving to new home
New office offers veterans, counselors more privacy
Future leader: Annie Simon
Kids Konnection to build handicap accessible playground
A new elderly abuse protection division aimed to sniff out and prosecute those who take advantage of the aged and infirm was unrolled in 22nd Judicial Court last Friday.
The program, funded with a $40,000 grant to cover Washington and St. Tammany Parishes, will combat "an unusually high number of criminal offenses being committed against persons who are 60 years" or older, said St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed. It's believed to be the first of its kind in Louisiana.
Office of Disability Affairs
Office of Elderly Affairs
Programs and Services for Elderly
Elder Law Task Force Roster
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