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Supported Decision-Making
Wells Fargo Bank Building
400 East Broadway
Suite 409
Bismarck, ND 58501-4071

701.328.2950 · Phone
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800.472.2670 · Toll Free
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North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project

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ExpressVote 101...the "new" voting machine(video)
    ✓ Link: Disability Rights ND YouTube Channel.

VOTERS... Answers to your "Frequently Asked Questions"
    ✓ Link: https://vip.sos.nd.gov




Supported Decision Making
Supported Decision-Making




Mental Health Advocacy Network main website
A ND Coalition Advocating
for Consumer-driven
Mental Health Services




Transition ND
Transition - ND

Disability is not a condition that affects the "special" or "unfortunate few". Disability is a common characteristic and occurrence within the human experience. In fact, more than one in every seven North Dakotans over the age of five has a disability (U.S. Census Bureau; 2006 Data Profiles).

Disability is not limited to people who use wheelchairs or those with a visual or hearing loss. Some disabilities are quite visible, while others are hidden, such as emotional and psychiatric conditions or cognitive disabilities.

The Protection & Advocacy Project (P&A) advocates for the legal rights of North Dakotans with disabilities. Please take some time to explore this website and learn more about P&A and the rights of people with disabilities.

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View the “ExpressVote 101” Video on the Disability Rights North Dakota YouTube Channel.

New voting machines, the ExpressVote, are available for ND voters. This machine will be provided for voters needing assistance, including those with disabilities and special needs. If someone needs assistance in marking a ballot, they can call and schedule an appointment with their County Auditor.
Need information… https://vip.sos.nd.gov/CountyAuditors.aspx
Voting is for Everyone! Questions?
    ✓ Voter ID
    ✓ ID Card
    ✓ Tribal Voting
    ✓ Current residential address
    ✓ Contacting Your County Auditor
    ✓ How to Track my Ballot
    ✓ "Attestor" Information
Other questions… Contact: https://vip.sos.nd.gov
NEW!! Protection and Advocacy Project has a new Disability Rights North Dakota YouTube Channel. Check out these videos…
    ✓ ExpressVote 101
    ✓ Alternatives to Guardianship
    ✓ Olmstead Decision
    ✓ Restraint and Seclusion
    ✓ Voting is for Everyone
FREE app to help teachers, parents and IEP team members engage students in the post-secondary transition planning process. Transition-ND (162kb Docx)



Supported Decision-Making Agreement
What You Need To Know About Your SSI When You Turn 18
Mental Health Advance Directives - Guidance 5.14 (279kb PDF)
Mental Health Advance Directives - Form 5.14 (205kb PDF)
Mental Health Advance Directives - Fillable PDF Form 5.14 (310kb PDF)
Individual Justice Plan Manual (875kb PDF)


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P&A Meetings

July 29, 2020 Special Committee on P & A Meeting - Agenda (12.4 kb)


P&A's Mission

Uniting to champion the equality and inclusion of people with disabilities where we live, learn, work and play.

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