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AUCD: Poster Symposium 2A: Advocacy & Justice: An Innovative Approach to Meet the Civil Legal Needs of Young Adults with Disabilities

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Presenter

Maureen van Stone, JD, MS, Director
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND

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The poster will highlight an innovative approach to meeting the civil legal needs of young adults with disabilities. The presenters will describe a multi-year collaboration among Maryland's UCEDD, a law school, and a law firm. The collaborators provide a free legal seminar and clinic for young adults with disabilities and their families. Participants execute advance directives, advance directives for mental health, and statutory powers of attorney.

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