ADULT

ADVOCACY

WHO QUALIFIES

If you have been found eligible for intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) services in Colorado, you will qualify for our services.

WHAT WE WILL DO

We will talk with you to determine what your advocacy issue is and how we can help. We have a "single issue advocacy" approach, meaning once your issue has been identified and resolved we will fade out and no longer be involved.  

EXAMPLES

  • Assistance in applying for developmental disability services

  • Assistance resolving problems with your services/conflict resolution

  • Appealing a decision to terminate or reduce your services

  • Understanding your rights and responsibilities 

  • Assistance in finding resources to help you apply for public assistance including Social Security, Medicaid, Medicaid waiver programs, food stamps, etc.

  • Learning self-advocacy skills

  • Assistance communicating your wants & needs

  • Assistance understanding the intellectual/developmental disabilities system including your services & supports

  • Referrals to other resources, including legal resources & benefit assistance

  • Monitoring services & supports when concerns, rights suspensions, & restrictions exist

  • Disability awareness & information

These are only examples. Every situation is individual and you may have other needs or problems that are not described above. 

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