Q: Tell me about yourself and what brought you to DRO. I’m here as part of a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. It brings in community leaders from around the world – 92 individuals just this year – to work in organizations around the country. I came here to experience how things… Continue Reading Q&A: Stanley Gore, South Sudanese Disability Advocate
If the prices on everyday items seem more expensive, you’re probably not alone. In fact, a recent survey of Consumer Price Index–the non-partisan research-based metric that measures the cost of everyday items from breakfast cereal to sneakers to transportation and medical care) reports the cost of goods for has risen an average 2.5 percent over… Continue Reading Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019
Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is conducting a voter survey specifically for people with disabilities. Continue Reading How was your voting experience?
Building a stronger community has to start somewhere. The first step is encouraging people to identify as being part of the mental health community and share their stories. Continue Reading Coming out as having a mental illness