Information and Referral: Center staff members identify resources,
services, and service providers in public, private, and community organizations.
Information is provided on accessibility, housing, recreation, transportation,
and other organizations dealing with disability issues. Center staff members
regularly make referrals. Registries are maintained that provides local options
for affordable/accessible housing, personal assistants, and interpreters. An
up-to-date collection of resource material on disability-related issues and
services is available to the general public in the Center's library.
Community Advocacy: Activities of the Center have influenced positive
changes in local and state legislation and the enforcement of existing laws to
promote and ensure civil rights of people with disabilities.
Technical Accessibility Assistance: The center offers assistance to
businesses, agencies and individuals wishing to make their facilities and/or
services more accessible to all consumers. Staff members make site visits and
prepare a written summary with recommendations for the most economical and
efficient method to become totally accessible.
Community Education and Awareness: Center staff are available upon
request to do presentations about disability-related issues and concerns of
persons with disabilities.
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