Advocacy

Advocacy Skill Building Toolkit – Rural RTC

Advocacy Skill Building Toolkit Source: Advocacy Skill Building Toolkit – RTC:Rural This toolkit is a guide for Centers for Independent Living and others to conduct interactive and engaging workshops to facilitate the development of advocacy skills of emerging Independent Living leaders and youth with disabilities. It describes how to introduce advocacy through the facilitation of …

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MU medical students’ complaints describe humiliation, discrimination | Higher Education | columbiamissourian.com

MU medical students’ complaints describe humiliation, discrimination Source: MU medical students’ complaints describe humiliation, discrimination | Higher Education | columbiamissourian.com COLUMBIA — Matt Darrough didn’t take a traditional path to the MU School of Medicine. When he applied in November 2013, he was 43 and working full time as a lawyer. He was also preparing …

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Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates

The Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates was put together by the Autism Self Advocacy Network ( ASAN) to “equip self-advocates to participate in important conversations about our lives and the services we rely on.” Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it easier to get health insurance for all Americans, …

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An Ordinary, Extraordinary Day

OFCCP Director Blogs About Updated Veteran/People with a Disability Regulations – See more at: http://outsolve.com/blog/ofccp-director-blogs-about-updated-veteran-people-with-a-disability-regulations#sthash.tvtBwib0.dpuf Karla wrote for her daughter, a high school student with cerebral palsy who, her mom points out, “will be as qualified as anyone else” when she enters the workforce. Gerald wrote to make sure we didn’t forget the continuing barriers …

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Impact: Feature Issue on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Advocating for herself, others with disabilitiesChristy Levy September 8, 2015 Self-advocacy specialist Tia Nelis at the steps of her portrait on the stairs of the National Museum of American History, on display in July.Tia Nelis has spent more than two decades advocating for herself. In the process, she’s spoken up for many others.Nelis wasn’t completely …

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Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults With Intellectual Disability and Dementia: National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Kathleen M. Bishop, Mary Hogan, Matthew P. Janicki, Seth M. Keller, Ronald Lucchino, Dawna T. Mughal, Elizabeth A. Perkins, Baldev K. Singh, Kathy Service, Sarah Wolfson, and the Health Planning Work Group of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (2015) Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults With Intellectual Disability and …

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