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February 21, 2020


Saint Louis University School of Law

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Disability Resource Center

SLU LAW Disability Resource Center aims to lead campus efforts to recognize disability as a valued aspect of diversity and to embrace accessibility as a matter of social justice. In doing so, we are committed to designing inclusive and equitable environments. When barriers to access are encountered, we will collaborate with the student to determine appropriate academic accommodations.

Christine L. Self, Esq.
Assistant Dean of Students

St. Louis University School of Law
100 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: (314) 977-2728
Email: [email protected]


Civil Advocacy Clinic: In the Civil Advocacy Clinic, students may work on public interest policy matters surrounding state health regulations  that are disproportionately detrimental to individuals with disabilities. Examples of these include challenges to state changes in Medicaid services and representation of blind clients in seeking unpaid state pension monies. 

Health Law In-house Clinics and Externships: Third-year students, supervised by practicing attorneys, work in the SLU LAW Legal Clinics. Health law students have the opportunity to advocate for the elderly and disabled in the Elder Law Clinic and represent children with disabilities and their families in the Child Advocacy Clinic. Students may also participate in case development and appellate advocacy concerning substantial legal matters such as state health policy.


Disability Law

Employment Discrimination

Student Organizations

Students for Mental Health and Wellness: The Mental Health in Law Society actively pursues the well-being of all students. This organization aims to increase awareness about mental health issues and promote tools for students to utilize. We want to apply the Jesuit spirit in bringing law students together to build a stronger sense of community and inclusion.

University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law

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Disability Services

It is the policy and practice of the University of Missouri School of Law to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and state and local requirements regarding students and applicants with disabilities. No individual shall be discriminated against by the University of Missouri School of Law because of a disability, nor shall any qualified individual with a disability be denied access to or participation in Law School services, programs, or activities because of the disability. The School of Law is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, though the School is not required to make accommodations that are unduly burdensome or that fundamentally alter the nature of the program.

For more information on disability resources, please see MU’s Disability Center.

Phone: 573-882-4696
Email: [email protected]


Education Law: This course examines the application of discrete doctrines from criminal law, constitutional law, juvenile law, employment law, and disability law to the legal problems facing American schools. Students will explore the ways in which the objectives of these discrete legal doctrines either promote or interfere with our educational policies. Substantive areas of concentration include state regulation of education; freedom of speech, association and religion; equal educational opportunity; employment of teachers; and discipline of students.

Employment Discrimination: This course examines the laws which prohibit discriminatory practices in employment. Title VII is the primary focus, but coverage is also given to the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Additionally, the course addresses the administrative process available for dealing with employment discrimination complaints, the prima facie case requirement and burden shifting analysis used in civil rights cases, and affirmative action requirements.

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

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Student Disability Services

Your success is important to us. We understand the unique challenges you face, and we are here to support you in reaching your goals. Your disability does not have to be a barrier to your success. By partnering with you, we can ensure you have equal access to all that UMKC offers. Whatever your disability, we are here to help you!

Phone: 816-235-5612
E-mail: [email protected]
Visit Us: 5110 Oak St., Suite 225


Disabilities And The Law Credits: An interdisciplinary study of the law relating to disabled persons in the areas of employment, education, and access to transportation, health, welfare and social services to provide an understanding of how the law affects individuals with disabilities and public and private entities. Legislation considered include the American with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Family and Medical leave Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act, and the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The enrollment of graduate students from other disciplines, such as education, business, and health sciences is encouraged to allow for interdisciplinary discussion of the topics involved.

Leadership In Disability Studies: A Multidisciplinary Approach: An overview of the history of disability issues, some individualized perspectives of persons with disabilities, the rationale for interdisciplinary approaches regarding disability studies, and opportunities for leadership development with regard to disability issues. The students will participate in a forum that encourages reflection, exchange of ideas, interaction with persons with disabilities and persons from various fields of study, and case analysis. After an orientation to the study of disabilities, various aspects of community membership for persons with disabilities will be addressed, particularly with regard to the workplace, the neighborhood, and the home. Emphasis with placed on vital leadership roles that facilitate community membership and contribution of persons with disabilities to society.

Sports Law I, Amateur Sports Law: Coverage of various amateur sports law issues with a focus on the regulation of interscholastic, intercollegiate sports, Olympic and international sports, and sports broadcasting; including such topics as constitutional law, tort law, contract law, and Title IX gender discrimination; and a consideration of federal disability discrimination laws, the status of collegiate athletes who participate in big time sports programs, the regulatory authority of the National Collegiate Athletics Association, The National High School Athletic Association, international and Olympic sports organizations.

Mental Health Investigation 1: This is a one-week, one or two-credit hour practical skills course which focuses on skills and methods needed to identify and understand mental health issues and phenomena that every lawyer will encounter. Students will examine what mental illness is, how it affects sufferers, and how it presents to lay observers so that it can be understood and explored in relevant legal contexts. This course is offered in connection with the Mitigation Skills Workshop, which trains lawyers representing capital clients how to interview clients and witnesses for information relevant to developmental, cognitive and mental health issues; students will participate in role-playing an practical skills exercises with Workshop participants.

Washington University School of Law (St. Louis)

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Disability Resources

Disability Resources (DR) is the official resource for students on the Danforth Campus who have disabilities or suspected disabilities. DR is dedicated to ensuring that every student with a disability will have equal access to our campus and academic programs whether they are an undergraduate, graduate, professional, or continuing education student. We assist students individually by providing guidance and determining reasonable accommodations to remove barriers to access.

Office Location:
South 40, Gregg House, Lower level

Mailing Address:
Disability Resources
Washington University
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (314) 935-5970

Disability Law Caucus: The Disability Law Caucus aims to provide a safe space for people with and without disabilities to learn about, discuss, and fight against ableism. [Page contains many resources]


Employment Discrimination: This class will explore the law prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, with particular emphasis on discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex and disability. Readings will include statutory and case law, and secondary materials on the law of employment discrimination. The class will consider the nature of discrimination, as well as critical assessments of the law's attempt to respond. Topics will include the doctrinal frameworks established for proving discrimination, and specific situations that may or may not fit into those frameworks, including sexual orientation and gender identity, pregnancy and family responsibilities, harassment, and reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities.