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VIDEO: Dirty, Uncomfortable Secrets, and more stories from Rooted in Rights

Original Rooted in Rights Video: Dirty, Uncomfortable Little Secrets Do people with different disabilities actually support each other? Does the…

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Legislation for Accessories To Complex Wheelchairs

Links to Legislation: Page 1 Page 2 Recently, legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Lee…

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Washington state is updating medicaid

Learn about the initiative http://www.hca.wa.gov/hw/Pages/about_the_plan.aspx The Plan for Healthier Washington initiative is having an open forum for your comments. http://www.hca.wa.gov/hw/Pages/default.aspx…

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Alliance of People with disAbilities

Established in 1977, Alliance of People with disAbilities is located in King County, Washington. We are two independent living centers, located in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington.

At the Alliance, we work hard to make our community more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone. Our programs are open to people with all types of disAbilities.

Independent Living Core Services

The Alliance of People with disAbilities is the Independent Living Center for King County, Washington State. The Alliance provides a variety of services to any person in the community who has any disability, regardless of age or national origin (citizens and non-citizens, alike). Alliance services can be categorized into five areas

  1. Information and Referral- Our friendly, professional, and caring staff can help you locate and access resources to complete your goals.
  2. Independent Living Skills Training. We can help you perfect the life skills you need to live as independently as you wish.
  3. Peer Counseling (on an individual and group basis)
  4. Advocacy We can help perfect the skills you need to gain the services you need in a direct and forthright manner, and when dealing with a big company or corporation, we’ll help ensure you don’t get lost in the crowd.
  5. Transition: A) Moving people from institutions into the community with appropriate support. B) Serving individual who are at risk for institutionalization C) Transiting youth ages 13 – 24 from education into post – secondary schooling or employmen

 

If  you are not in King County you can find your ILC office using this link

Nation Wide Independent Living Centers

http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory