Advocacy - Disabilities
Arc Northland - Office
424 W Superior St, Ste 500, Duluth, MN, 55802-1541
Distance: 1011 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Provides advocacy to support individuals with disabilities in exercising their rights, problem-solving, and accessing appropriate services
Self-advocacy peer groups work together to deal with personal issues such as relationships and socialization, political issues such as voter registration and the voting process, and self-advocacy issues.
- Assistance with community resources
- Adults with disabilities
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
Adults with disabilities and families with children who have disabilities
Primarily serving the residents of southern St. Louis County, Carlton County, Lake County and Cook County
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
FP-0500.7800Self Advocacy Support Definition
Programs that teach people who are affected by an issue the skills that are necessary to stand up for themselves; obtain the information, opportunities, respect and recognition to which they are entitled and the services for which they are eligible; and help them integrate into and become valued members of their communities.
YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
YZ-1700Disabilities Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of disabilities.