Training for Asians and Pacific Islanders
Our Training Programs may include:
- "Disability awareness etiquette 101" in-service training to API CBO staff
- The whole aspect of “disability,”
- communication and people-first language
- the “medical model” vs. “independent living model”
- Disability advocacy resources
- The civil rights of people with disabilities - what they are and what they mean
- The Americans with Disabilities Act. (ADA), such as employment rights of people with disabilities, public accommodations, fair housing rights, etc.
- Supportive services (including in-home) critical for a person's right to live in their own home in their own community (everything from low wages for workers, to persons denied or unaware of services)
- APIDC Leadership Institute on Disabilities
- The purpose of the APIDC Leadership Institute on Disabilities will be a series long training to provide API's with disabilities with training to enhance advocacy skills and knowledge of disability laws and the disability right movement.
API's and Poverty
10.3% - Poverty rate for single-race Asians in 2006, statistically unchanged from 2005.
U.S. Census Bureau
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