USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Resource Guide for Serving Refugees with Disabilities

The Resource Guide for Serving Refugees with Disabilities is written as a how-to for caseworkers and advocates who serve refugees with disabilities. It was developed in an effort to improve access to services for newly arrived refugees with disabilities. With an increasing number of refugees with disabilities resettled in the U.S., there is a greater need for effective and coordinated care. Funding for this project was provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Table of Contents

Click on each heading to download the chapter.  A complete index is available if you download 1. Introduction or you may download the entire guide by clicking here.

1.  Introduction

2.  Disability in America

3.  Benefits for Refugees with Disabilities

4.  Housing

5.  Services for Adults with Disabilities

6.  Services and Resources for Children and Adults with Disabilities

7.  Services for Children with Disabilities

8.  Citizenship and Disabilities

9.  Laws Related to Disabilities

10. Additional Resources

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