DVU has created a coronavirus resource website for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Visit here: http://disabilityvoicesunited.org/cv/.
People with disabilities want to be in control of their lives. I can say from personal experience that whenever I had choice and control over something important in my life, I felt happier and more satisfied. The power of choice and control leads to greater life satisfaction.click here -
A major problem is that my community often feels intimidated by the regional center who knows that some of us are low-income, don’t speak English well, and lack formal education. And then we face people with Masters and PhDs, and they use their position against us.click here -
Danny has faced significant crises from family tragedies and his mental health. Sadly, the systems that are designed to support individuals with developmental disabilities through crises lack the person-centeredness, flexibility, and willingness to truly help the person and his family.click here -