DOnetwork and Independent Living Centers Aim to Create Accessible Communities


In light of the 23rd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Disability Organizing Network (DOnetwork) enables California's 28 Independent Living Centers (ILCs) mobilize hundreds of people with disabilities to participate in five Access Now Power Summits in Northern, Central and Southern California.

The summits aim to build accessible communities to improve access and safety for individuals stricken with disabilities. The ILCs, through DOnetwork, address community members' rights, raise awareness and collapse barriers that prevent people with disabilities from succeeding.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for Individuals with Disabilities

Programs that provide or coordinate a wide variety of services to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Activities of Daily Living; Adult Development Centers; American Sign Language Interpretation; AMESLAM Interpretation; Animal Aides Services; Audio Books Programs; Books on Tape Programs; Braille Transcription; Canine Assistants; Companion Animals; Daily Living Instruction; Day Programs for the Developmentally Disabled; Deaf Relay Services; Developmentally Disabled Activity Centers; Developmentally Disabled Behavior Management Programs; Developmentally Disabled Social/Recreation Programs; Drop in Centers for the Developmentally Disabled; Easter Seals; Equestrian Therapy; Equine Therapy; Guide Dogs; Hippo Therapy; Independent Living Skills Instruction: Self Care Programs; Mental Retardation; Recorded Books Programs; Recordings for the Blind; Seeing Eye Dog Programs; Service Animals; Service Dogs; Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired; Services for the Deaf & Hearing Impaired; Services for the Developmentally Disabled; Sign Language Interpretation; Talking Books Programs; Telecommunication Relay Services; Therapeutic Horseback Riding; Therapeutic Riding; Therapeutic Swimming; TTD Linkage

Federal Programs Related to - Disabled Persons' Rights

Programs that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect the rights of people who have physical, mental, developmental or learning disabilities and maximize their ability to enjoy the same opportunities, resources and privileges as the mainstream population.

    Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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