If you are a person with a disability who participated in the November 3rd election – either by voting early, voting by mail, or voting at your polling place – please share your voting experience with the SABE GoVoter Project. Your response to this survey can help bring problems to light. Take the survey here.
DODD is developing toolkits for families to reference as they traverse through DD systems. These resources offer families and people with disabilities a simple place to find information on specific content of interest to them. A Guardianship and Alternatives Toolkit and Developmental Disabilities Services Toolkit have been released. ‘Medicaid State Plan’ and ‘Your Rights’ toolkits are forthcoming soon, with many others coming in the months ahead.
People with intellectual, cognitive or developmental disabilities get involved as both victims and suspects/offenders with law enforcement and with the criminal justice system. The police are ready to help in many different ways to help us feel safe.