New resource helps lawyers improve practice with clients with disabilities
Arch Disability Law Centre has released a new primer to increase the legal profession’s capacity to serve people with disabilities in Ontario and beyond. The primer includes 10 articles and is available in English and French. Articles address a range of issues including:
- Understanding disability
- Laws and legal concepts related to disabilities
- Practical strategies for accommodating the needs of people with disabilities
- Human rights and disability
- Disability and the capacity to instruct counsel
Some sections specifically address issues related to mental health- or psychiatric related disabilities.
To learn more and download the primer, please visit the Arch Disability Law Centre website.