ADHD: Dealing with the Legal and Insurance System
For people with ADHD and their families, an overview of the legal system, insurance system and public benefits programs.
Topics in this section:
Because AD/HD can pervade almost every aspect of an individual's life, many systems can come into play in the life of a person or family affected by the disorder.
This section covers the Legal System, which includes dealing with criminal and juvenile justice, the Insurance System, and the Public Benefits System.
This website also has an entire section devoted to the Educational System.
Other Web Sites:
- State/Local Resource Directory for Children With Disabilities
This website is a collaboration of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, which consists of 9 Federal agencies and offices.
- The Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
The Bazelon Center is an information and advocacy organization that focuses on laws, policies and regulations that affect the civil rights of people with mental disabilities and access to services for adults and children with disabilities.
- National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
Tracy, N. (2009, January 1). ADHD: Dealing with the Legal and Insurance System, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2021, January 20 from https://www.healthyplace.com/adhd/articles/adhd-dealing-with-the-legal-and-insurance-system