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CIL's by State, Territory, Country, International.

The US map with information about the different ILC throughout is colorful and easy to use. Links: • Links to all the different states Centers for Independent Living (info from Krista Robbins's Trackstar4teachers track #453996) – dbardwell

State Independent Living Council. Home Idaho SILC Vision The Idaho State Independent Living Council aspires to promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer-support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.

State Independent Living Council

What is SILC? Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council. What is a Center for Independent Living?

This website is in the process of being updated. However compared with the above states the information was limited but there was some good information so once it’s completely updated. Vision: The vision of the AZSILC is inclusive, accessible communities that value differences. Mission: To promote the equality, inclusion, and choice for people with disabilities through collaboration and public policy change. Information Available: • Commonly used Acronyms (helpful to parents) • Disability Rights Guide • Rehab Act Summary • Title VII • ADA Summary • How to file an ADA Compliant Links: • Arizona Rehabilitation Services (AZRSA) • Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) • National Council for Independent Living (NCIL) • Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) • Community Information and Referral Services (AZ only) • Arizona Center for Disability Law (info from Krista Robbins) – dbardwell

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are non-residential, 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporations.

Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

They are consumer-controlled, community-based organizations that provide programs and services for people with all types of disabilities and their families. The goal of CILs is to promote and support opportunities for people with disabilities to fully participate in an integrated community and search for the possibilities to live as they choose. Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia - Promoting the equal participation of people with disabilities in their societies. The Cultural Perspectives of Independent Living and Self-help Movement of People with Disabilities. The Cultural Perspectives of Independent Living and Self-help Movement of People with Disabilities Yutaka Takamine * * Mr.

The Cultural Perspectives of Independent Living and Self-help Movement of People with Disabilities

Yutaka Takamine is now working for the UNESCAP as Project Expert on Disability and this article is presented in an individual capacity. Abstract Independent living (IL) movement of persons with extensive disabilities originated in Berkeley, California in the early 1970s. Over the past 20 years, the independent living movement crossed national boundaries and began to influence disability movements in many countries. Independent Living Institute.

This website contains information on the independent living movement in Sweden. Also contains information about different programs available in various European countries. This website contained information on personal assistance (In Sweden there is a law that defines the rights people with severe functional impairments have to various fully funded services and benefits, including personal assistance), anti-discrimination laws, universal design (i.e. buildings, communication, transportation usable by all), training manuals. The library’s documents are primarily in English. This website can also be viewed in Swedish. – dbardwell

Missouri Statewide Independent Living Council. Kansas Association of Centers for Independant Living. Centers for Independent Living. Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration CFDA Number: 84.132AProgram Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants Also Known As: CILs This program provides support for the planning, conduct, administration, and evaluation of centers for independent living that comply with the standards and assurances in Sec. 725 of the Rehabilitation Act , consistent with state plans for establishing statewide networks of centers.

Centers for Independent Living

Centers are consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential, private, nonprofit agencies that are designed and operated within local communities by individuals with disabilities. ILRU: Independent Living Research Utilization at TIRR - Home page. Independent Living USA - @ National Council on Independent Living —

The National Independent Living Movement is described along with the history of the National policy associated with it and current policies. They also highlight a center from around the country focusing on the programs that make it stand out. Mission: As a membership organization, NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities through consumer-driven advocacy. (comment by Krista) – dbardwell

Access Center for Independent Living: Ilhist. Reference History of Independent Living by Gina McDonald and Mike Oxford This account of the history of independent living stems from a philosophy which states that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities.

Access Center for Independent Living: Ilhist

The history of independent living is closely tied to the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 1960s among African Americans. Basic issues--disgraceful treatment based on bigotry and erroneous stereotypes in housing, education, transportation, and emplo yment -- and the strategies and tactics are very similar. The first social movement was deinstitutionalization, an attempt to move people, primarily those with developmental disabilities, out of institutions and back into their home communities.

The next movement to influence disability rights was the civil rights movement. Demedicalization was a movement that began to look at more holistic approaches to health care. References. Youth Taking Charge of Their Own Transition: The Role of CILs presented by Margaretha Vreeburg Izzo Ph.D., on April 20, 2011. Presented by Margaretha Vreeburg Izzo Ph.D., The Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, Program Director – Special Education/Transition Services, on April 20, 2011 View Training About the Training The New Community Opportunities Center at ILRU offers three on-demand trainings on the role of the CIL in facilitating and advancing successful youth transition.

Youth Taking Charge of Their Own Transition: The Role of CILs presented by Margaretha Vreeburg Izzo Ph.D., on April 20, 2011

In this program, "Youth Taking Charge of Their Own Transition: The Role of CILs," the presenter provides participants with strategies on how CILs can use existing services they provide for all populations to support youth in transition. It's Our Story.