Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)
Disability Awareness Service
SEMCIL - Winona Office
902 E 2nd St, Ste 277, Winona, MN, 55987
Distance: 954 Miles
The goal of this program is to provide education and build awareness of the issues facing persons with disabilities by offering a disability awareness kit that features adaptive equipment, dolls with disabilities and other educational materials.
Presentations are available to businesses and organizations to increase understanding of available services. Sensitivity training is also offered.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday
Winona, Houston, Goodhue, and Wabasha Counties
|Toll Free||(888) 460-1815|
- SEMCIL - Rochester Office 2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902-3980
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LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
PH-6200.1850Disability Awareness Programs Definition
Programs that offer workshops, discussion groups, activities and other types of training that sensitize participants to people with disabilities or others with visible differences such as scarring that set them apart from their peers, help them experience what it is like to have a disability, and share techniques for positive communication and interaction with people who have disabilities.
YJ-8750People With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities and health conditions may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.
YQ-1500Consumer Directed Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who offer maximum choice and control (including the ability to select, manage and dismiss their workers) to people who use services or other supports to help with daily activities.