Issue Areas

Access and Accommodation

DRC-NH helps individuals with disabilities resolve a wide range of accessibility and accommodation issues including access to physical structures, access to communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, and protections for individuals who have service animals.

Assistive Technology

We help individuals identify and acquire technology necessary to help students access their curriculum, assist individuals who want to work become employable and successful in the job market, and help people with disabilities enjoy life and stay engaged with their communities.

Children’s Issues

There are a variety of federal and state laws that provide rights and protections for children with disabilities. We help children facing various issues related to their disability including special education, reasonable accommodations and modifications, restraint and seclusion, bullying, and protections forĀ children who are involved courts. We also help on issues related to Medicaid and access to healthcare.

Mental Health

We work to increase empowerment and choice for individuals with mental health issues and to improve the adequacy of adult and children’s mental health services in schools and in the community.

Representative Payee

Through this program, we help ensure certain social security beneficiaries are protected from financial exploitation and other abuses, and ensure that funds are being used appropriately and in the best interest of the beneficiary.

Voting

All Americans are entitled to exercise their right to vote. We work to educate NH residents with disabilities about voting rights and responsibilities.