Advocacy

Consumer Advocacy Model (CAM)

Program providing advocacy, support, case management, vocational services, and chemical dependency treatment for people with disabilities who are concurrently experiencing alcohol or other drug-use problems. Visit Website

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Evolving views of disability and public health: The roles of advocacy and public health.

Promoting health, quality of life, and participation of persons with disabilities is a relatively recent development in public health. Its brief history reflects three distinct public health perspectives toward disability—a traditional approach that focuses on preventing disability, a contemporary approach that regards disability as a minority group experiencing disparities relative to people without disabilities, and an […]

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Resources for Native Americans with Disabilities: Advocacy

American Indian Choices: Culture and Context   Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities, Montana   Format           Model   When disability programs and services for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people are planned and developed, tribal needs are often forgotten or ignored. Although tribal members are eligible for the same services available […]

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