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NAELA Supports Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

  • Published: 2018-02-28 (Revised/Updated 2018-03-15) : *Press Release by National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) : Contact: naela.org
  • Synopsis: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports March 2018 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Quote: "NAELA members assist with special needs planning, and advocate for community living and health care issues for people with disabilities."

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This March, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) co-sponsor this annual event to create awareness about developmental disabilities, teach the importance of inclusion within every aspect of life, and to share the stories of individuals with a disability to show that a successful life is possible.

This year's theme is "See Me for Me!" and includes weekly subthemes:

NAELA member attorneys are committed to raising awareness through education and advocacy efforts on issues of importance to people with disabilities and their families.

"NAELA members assist with special needs planning, and advocate for community living and health care issues for people with disabilities. We are always willing to help our clients and their families with these issues," said NAELA President Hyman G. Darling, CELA, CAP.

Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Upon joining, NAELA member attorneys agree to adhere to the NAELA Aspirational Standards.

Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is educate, inspire, serve, and provide community to attorneys with practices in elder and special needs law.

NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit NAELA.org

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