Advocacy

Resource Category Topic Type
People with Disabilities: Guardianship Information - A Disabled World Resource
Information regarding various types and responsibility issues when considering guardianship in relation to persons with disability.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights Scholarly & Creative Works
Dignity of Risk and Person-Centered Planning During COVID-19
Balancing Risk and Embracing Opportunity in the Face of Grave Challenges
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, COVID-19, Individual Rights, Person Centered Planning Scholarly & Creative Works
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws U.S.: This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with dis...
Accessibility, Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Individual Rights Government Information
What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
This website contains educational videos and other info about Cerebral Palsy
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Healthcare, Personal Stories Audio & Video, Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Center for Public Representation Initiative for Supported Decision Making
Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is an effective alternative to guardianship that is gaining momentum in Massachusetts and nationwide. Supported Decis...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights, Personal Stories Community Based Organization
CDC Resources for Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion
This CDC website provides a variety of educational material and other resources about traumatic brain injury and concussion.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Healthcare, Injury Data Briefs & Reports, Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
CaringInfo
CaringInfo helps family members and caregivers make informed decisions about care and services before a crisis.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Illness, Individual Rights Community Based Organization
A Parent’s Guide to Evidence-based Practice and Autism: National Autism Center at May Institute
Everywhere they turn, parents of children with autism are bombarded with treatment choices. This manual is designed to support parents as they make de...
Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Parenthood Scholarly & Creative Works
PBS Move to Include
The PBS Move to Include website contains several short informative videos covering assistive technologies and other disability related subjects.
Assistive Technology, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Healthcare, Support Services Audio & Video, Community Based Organization
ADA Olmstead Act
This website provides information about Olmstead v. L.C., a ruling that requires states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilit...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Individual Rights Government Information