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Today’s facilitator and presenter… Ted Jackson Community Organizing Director California Foundation for Independent Living Centers Christina Mills Deputy Director California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
DOnetworkDisability Pride & Culture: Independent Living Philosophy & History Presented by: Christina Mills, CFILC Deputy Director
Participant Survey Have you ever been to an Independent Living Center? Do you know where your local Independent Living Center is? Are you a member of your Independent Living Center Community Organizing or Advocacy Team?
The Beginning Started as the Physically Disabled Students Program (PDSP) 1972, Center for Independent Living was founded in Berkeley, CA Founded by a group of students. Among them, Hale Zukas, Jan McEwan Brown and Ed Roberts
IL Philosophy Choice Freedom Self-determination Respect Equality We have the ability and right to make our own decisions.
60 Minutes Clip Ed Roberts Interview 1988
Video Debrief Participants: Describe two things that you learned from the video. Participants: Share what Independent Living means to you personally.
Medical Model vs. Social Model of Disability
Medical Model of Disability Is sick Needs help “Confined” to a wheelchair Has a bitter attitude Is housebound Needs a cure Handicapped Can’t use hands Can’t walk Can’t talk Can’t see or hear Is “crazy” Needs a doctor Needs institutional care
Social Model of Disability Printed materials Telephones Forms Internet Stairs Curbs Narrow Doorways Seats Discrimination Institutionalization
Messages Exercise What were some of the early messages you learned about disability? What/who were the sources of the messages? How do these early messages about disability and people with disabilities affect you now?
Pity, Charity & Medical Model Kevorkian Reeve Lewis
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers Statewide Disability Rights & Membership Organization that services 22 of California’s Independent Living Centers 3 Programs – DOnetwork, AT Network & YO! Disabled & Proud
Independent Living Centers Consumer Controlled • ILCs are run by, for and about people with disabilities • Mandated to have at least 51% disabled board and staff members • Focused on serving the diverse needs of the disability community
ILC Core Services Information & Referral Independent Living Skills Training Peer Counseling Individual Advocacy Systems Change Advocacy Assistive Technology Housing Assistance Personal Assistance Services
Comments Questions & Answers Christina Mills Christina@cfilc.org (916)3325-1690 ext. 333
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