The Communication Bill of Rights

[Source] The National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons With Severe Disabilities (NJC) is committed to advocacy and support for individuals with significant communication support needs resulting from intellectual disability that may coexist with autism, sensory, and/or motor limitation. The Communication Bill of Rights was developed to ensure the basic rights of persons with severe disabilities to affect, through communication, the conditions of their existence.

Financial Resource for People with Disabilities

Grants for Disabled Persons, a website that assists financially disadvantaged disabled army veterans & people in general, supports people find financial assistance programs and charities. Their site lists assistance programs that help with utility, energy, mortgage, rent, medication, education and medical bills.

Helpful financial resource for people with disabilities

Wheelchair Accessible Places to Go and Things to Do in the Eastern Sierra

There is so much to see and do, and so many opportunities exist for persons with disabilities to participate fully in these activities. Through partnerships and programs by various agencies, municipalities and businesses there are paved trails, ramps, piers, and services that provide accessibility to folks who are confined to wheelchairs or require adaptive gear and / or assistance to get around.

Read full article by Gigi de Jong on the Vistit Bishop website.

A pathway bordered by bushes, sand, and rocks leads to an alpine lake with a mountain in the background.

Move United Inclusive Playbook

Move United’s Inclusive Playbook uses the power of sport to push what’s possible for people with disabilities, fueling conversation, and inciting action that leads us to a world where everyone’s included. The Inclusive Playbook is a free, 24 page, interactive workbook created for children in pre-K through 6th grade and focuses on disability awareness and adaptive sport. It is accompanied by a two page interactive Inclusive Playmat for early understanding and learning.

Click to access the Move United Inclusive Playbook

A smiling young boy with a prosthetic leg runs in a track.

Inclusive Practices with Molly Rearick

Additional resources coming soon!