Advocacy Program


Our Advocacy staff works at local, state and federal levels to promote positive change for people with disabilities.

Policy Advocacy and Analysis


We conduct policy analysis to ensure the rights of people with disabilities to live in an inclusive community of their choosing. Impact on a national scale is produced from our efforts within our key focus areas:

Housing

Transportation

Health Care

Public Access

What is Systems Advocacy Program?

Disability Rights Engagment


Staff assist private and public partners in their efforts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other disability rights legislation. Self-advocacy materials and resources on ADA compliance are available for download on our website.

ADVOCACY MATERIALS

What is Systems Advocacy Program?

Improving the Accessibility of Buildings for People with Disabilities


Contact our committed team of certified accessibility inspector/plan examiners to schedule a walkthrough with your business or organization. We inspect properties for accessibility, review plans for new construction, or renovations for accessibility issues.

What is Systems Advocacy Program?

Community Organizing


Work with people with disabilities on grassroots level to influence social change. The Ability Center engages with other disability groups to improve public policy.

INTERESTED IN GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY?

What is Systems Advocacy Program?

Disability Rights Education & Enforcement:


Staff assist private and public partners in their efforts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other disability rights legislation. Self-advocacy materials and resources on ADA compliance are available for download on our website. Visit our ADA Coordinator Resource Library here.

  • ADA Coordinator email/blog
  • ADA Seminar
  • Promoting laws with other advocacy groups and organizations