Overview of ACLs Protection and Advocacy Program

Source: APS Technical Assistance Resource Center

Published: 2019

Summary:

The Administration for Community Living, Administration on Disabilities funds Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) in every state and territory as well as a Native American Consortium. In this webinar, ACL’s Jennifer Johnson and Ophelia McLain provided an overview of the P&As designed to advocate for persons with disabilities. ACL provides funding for four different programs for the P&As – Developmental Disabilities, Assistive Technology, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Voting.

Slides

Speaker:

Jennifer Johnson, Deputy Director, Office of Program Support

Ophelia McLain, Director, Office of Program Support

Link: Overview of ACLs Protection and Advocacy Program

Topics: Advocacy, Overview/General

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Multidisciplinary, Social Services

Level: Advanced, Basic

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