NDALC is responsible for implementing the following programs in Nevada. If you would like more information on these programs please go to the publications section.
Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI)
Services for individuals who have significant mental illness or emotional impairment.
Established By: PAIMI Act of 1986
Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PADD)
Services for individuals who have a developmental disability. A developmental disability is defined as a disability manifested before the age of 22; chronic in nature; and resulting in substantial functional limitations in three or more major life activities.
Established By: Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights (DD) Act of 1975
Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR)
Services for all other individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities who are not eligible for services under the PADD and PAIMI programs, or the Client Assistance Program (CAP).
Congress as a national program under the Rehabilitation Act in 1993
Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT)
Services for individuals with disabilities who need assistance obtaining assistive technology devices and services.
Established By: Created in 1994 when Congress expanded the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act)
Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS)
Services for individuals who receive Social Security disability benefits and need assistance with the removal of barriers preventing them from returning to work.
Administered By: Social Security Administration
Established By: Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)
Services for individuals living with traumatic brain injuries and their families.
Administered By: U.S. Human Resources and Services Administration
Established By: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Act authorized as part of the Children’s Health Act of 2000
Protection and Advocacy for Voter Access (PAVA)
Services for individuals with disabilities to provide education and advocacy to ensure full participation in the electoral process.
Established By: Created in 2002 when Congress enacted the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Client Assistance Program (CAP)
Services to advise and inform clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all the available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and of the services and benefits available to them under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Established By: In 1984 Congress mandated that every state and territory have a CAP to assist clients and applicants of the state's vocational rehabilitation system.
Ryan White Part B (RWPB)
Services to individuals with HIV/AIDS to more fully utilize the resources available to them for medical care and prescription drug benefits.