The states listed below have specifically authorized PADs as of June 1, 2003. If your state is not listed, you can contact your local Protection and Advocacy office (P & A) for information regarding the laws in your state. For a P & A near you, call the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS) at 202-408-9514 or go to www.napas.org.
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