Use your voice to make a choice!
The Arc of Greater Cleveland believes self-advocacy is essential in improving the quality of life for all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
Goals of People First of Cuyahoga County:
- Community awareness
- Teaching our communities about people with disabilities
- Community support
- Advocating for the supports people need to live, work and be a part of the community
- Health insurance
- Promoting various ways for self-advocates to work and obtain health insurance
What: People First of Cuyahoga County is a local chapter of the nationwide self-advocacy group that gives individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities training to build skills in decision-making so they can advocate for themselves.
Who: The group is open to all individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Cuyahoga County.
When: The meeting schedule for 2017 follows:
- March 20
- April 17
- May 15
- June 19
- July 17
- August 21
- September 18 at 6:00 p.m., RSVP Required *
- October 16
- November 20
- December 18 TBA
All meetings, unless otherwise noted, held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Cleveland Clinic Building (lower level Conference Room A) on 5001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio (map).
* Location is at the Michael A. Donzella Administration Building, 1275 Lakeside, Cleveland, Ohio (map).
How: To register, please call The Arc 216-736-8395, and be sure to leave your name, address and telephone number.
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View the Bill of Rights for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.