The State of Disability Law, Policy and Practice in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
People with disabilities in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are covered by US Federal law covering the rights of people with disabilities in employment, community participation, commerce and other areas of life. Yet, they face a unique set of challenges. During this session, we will examine laws, policies and trends impacting disability in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. We will examine the application of the ADA, including case law in this area and consider laws, issues and policies unique to these Territories.