Policy and Practice Brief: State Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Programs; Advocacy Services available from state P&A Programs can help Social Security and SSI recipients being served by Benefits Planning, Assistance and Outreach Projects

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Sheldon, Jr., James R
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This brief provides an indepth profile of the myriad of protection and advocacy programs mandated by Congress which include the mandate, legal authority, eligibility and examples. This includes protection and advocacy for the developmentally disabled; individuals with mental illness; individual rights; assistive technology; beneficiaries of Social Security; and, the Client Assistance Program.