Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) provides advocacy services to hundreds of clients annually at no cost to clients.Who We Are
DRP attorneys provide direct legal assistance to approximately 60 to 70 individual clients annually at no cost to them.Spotlights On Our Work
DRP pursues system reform and class action litigation to protect and expand disability rights and services.What We Do
DRP staff march in unity with individuals with disabilities to support causes important to preserving and advancing disability rights
DRP Obtains Consent Decree Requiring Significant Modifications at Upper Dublin Middle School to Provide Accessibility for Student Who Uses Wheelchair in Federal Court Lawsuit
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Act 80 Unconstitutional and Re-opens Applications for General Cash Assistance
In The News
DRP Managing Attorney Quoted in Pittsburgh Post Gazette Article Regarding Pennsylvania and its Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Law
Listen to Advocacy Matters for October 9, 2018: Special Education and the 115th Congress
Disability Rights Pennsylvania Hosting Forums and Webinars to Collect Input Into Our Next Three-Year Set of Goals and Objectives
Every three years, the Board of Directors of Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) establishes priorities for Disability Rights Pennsylvania based on input from the community and its stakeholders. Each year, DRP establishes a list of objectives to accomplish the priorities.
DRP will be hosting forums and a webinar to collect input into our next three-year set of goals and objectives. You can also submit comments via U.S. mail or email. Please stay tuned as DRP announces dates, times and locations of the forums and webinar.
Impact by the Numbers
DRP operates a toll-free intake system available to all Pennsylvanians, providing legal advice, advocacy, and/or information and referral services to over 2,500 callers annually.
DRP participates in approximately 10 outreach events annually to provide information about our services to people with disabilities, family members, advocates, and professionals.
DRP provides approximately 50 trainings and presentations annually to people with disabilities, family members, advocates, and professionals on a variety of topics relating to disability rights.