With the state of 2020, creating and adapting to new ways of supporting and providing services to individuals in our services, we are bringing together the social and political pieces through education, support, and psychosocial support.
The IDD population often is one that is underserved or under heard when it comes to the Right to Vote. Individuals with disabilities often need support or guidance with finding and reviewing resources for political understanding and personal growth around candidates’ agenda points.
We are providing neutral guidance and support ensuring every individual in our care has the ability to access relevant resources, candidates, and general outlining themes related to each candidate’s agenda.
As most of us Vote for the candidate we feel will better our society, social economic crisis, social/emotional supports, and overarching global trends, we also want to ensure our individuals have the opportunity to review the same information in a way that is consistent with their preferred communication and comprehension styles.
ALL of us have not only the right to Vote, but the right to know WHAT we are Voting for.
We have taken on the following model to support in implementing this in our Residential and Supported Living Services (SLS) programs, with that goal that 100% of individuals will be registered and engaged in voting for the November 3rd election.
Additional Resources to Vote in 2020