ERIC Number: ED368094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Legal Issues for Adolescents with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities and Their Families. CYDLINE Reviews.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. National Center for Youth with Disabilities.; Society for Adolescent Medicine, Independence, MO.
This collection of annotated bibliographies focuses on a broad spectrum of legal issues, and is drawn from a national database of current programs and literature regarding adolescents with chronic illnesses and other disabilities. Bibliographic materials listed include documents and articles concerning the following: consent and confidentiality issues (9 references); reproductive rights and adolescent sexuality (11); civil rights and public policy (7); vocational issues and habilitation rights (7); general legal issues and concerns for health care professionals (12); guardianship, estate planning and special tax considerations (6); legal and ethical issues of dying (6); and the criminal justice system and adolescents with disabilities (13). Other periodicals and resource listed (14) include summaries of legislation, listings of legal aid programs, tax brochures and parent guides. Four advocacy agencies are also described with contact information. (PB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Civil Rights Legislation, Death, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Estate Planning, Ethics, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Law Enforcement, Legal Aid, Legal Problems, Parent Rights, Sexuality, Student Rights
CYDLINE Reviews, National Center for Youth with Disabilities, University of Minnesota, Box 271, 420 Delaware Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. National Center for Youth with Disabilities.; Society for Adolescent Medicine, Independence, MO.