The Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) clinic will introduce students to independent case management skills with a focus on client interviewing, legal analysis, drafting legal documents, motion practice, courtroom presentation, and professionalism. Students will actively advocate on behalf of clients with disabilities whose legal rights have been usurped. The clinic will simultaneously educate students while protecting disabled client’s rights. Students will learn the procedural, practical and ethical elements that arise as a result of discrimination in the areas of employment, education, government services, private business accommodations and housing, guardian advocacy, and guardianship counseling. Students will provide legal counseling and representation to assist clients in gaining and /or maintaining public benefits.
- All required first-year classes and Professional Responsibility
AIDD Roundtable and Conference
Held each spring, the AIDD Roundtable and Conference provides an opportunity for the community to gather with renowned judges, legal professionals, advocates, and representatives for persons with special needs to explore best practices and assess community interests while focusing on making a positive impact on the community of Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.Event Information