Hand Pile of Happy Group

Who We Are

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EQUAL ACCESS * INCLUSION * PEER SUPPORT

Mission

To promote equal access, inclusion, self-advocacy, individual advocacy and systems advocacy to empower disabled individuals and their caregivers to effectively navigate and cope with day-to-day issues that affect people with disabilities and those who support them.

We are

  • Community volunteers with lived experience with TBI, disability and navigating disability-related issues. 

  • Not funded. Free peer-to-peer network, mentors and support 

  • Disability advocates

  • Brain Injury & Cancer Survivors making a difference

Self-Advocacy Support provided in these areas (including but not limited to):  

  • ADA compliance 

  • Healthcare/Medicare, Medicaid, Private

  • Patients' rights (fair & equal treatment)

  • Individuals new to disability

  • Social Security

  • Guardianship

  • Medicaid Waivers

  • Access/Inclusion

  • Patient Advocacy

  • Education planning (IEP/ISP)

  • Parents of Disabled Children

  • Support/Caregiver Support

  • Family Life/Parenting

  • Home Health Care

  • Care Facility Concerns/Abuse

  • Writing Correspondence / Grievance Filing

    • Local municipalities, state and federal legislators, government officials and organizations

Who We Serve

  • Individuals new to navigating disability, trauma and chronic illness

  • Individuals diagnosed with a Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Caregivers supporting loved ones with a disability

  • Parents of children with disabilities

 

Feedback/General Inquiries

contact@valleydisabilitysupport.com