DRM would like your help to decide which issues we should focus on for the next year (2022).  Thank you in advance for your help.

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* 1. I am (check all that apply)

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* 2. In which county do you live?

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* 3. OPTIONAL:  If you would like to receive more information about DRM, please give us your contact information.

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* 4. What are the 3 most important issues for DRM to work on during the next year?

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* 5. Do you have any feedback about how we are doing?

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Is our website easy to use?
Is our website accessible?
Is the office easy to access?
Is our staff knowledgeable?
Is our intake process convenient?

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* 6. Where is DRM's help most needed for people with disabilities to have access to their communities?

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Fair Housing including affordable housing, integrated housing, accessible housing and reasonable accommodations/modifications
Public transportation, including paratransit services, and lack of transportation options
Voting
Education
Meaningful access to public accommodations such as businesses, services, and programs that promote community integration
Meaningful access to services, programs, and activities provided by state or local governments
Employment
Unnecessary guardianship
Services to communities with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
Deinstitutionalization, including criminal justice
COVID-19 help (please explain below)

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* 7. Where is DRM's help most needed for people with disabilities regarding health care?

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Getting Medicaid services such as in-home nursing, in-home aides, non-emergency medical transportation, etc.
Education about Medicaid services
Help with other Medicaid system issues  (please explain below)
Getting assistive technology, including durable medical equipment
Using Medicaid to prevent out of home or congregate care settings, or entering criminal justice system.

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* 8. Where is DRM's help most needed for people with developmental disabilities?

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Training and support for self-advocates
Ensuring community integration by increasing access to quality health care and other services in the community
Accessing meaningful activities, including employment and recreation
Appealing denial of service decisions
Helping people move out of institutions
Keeping people free from abuse, neglect and exploitation
Obtaining assistive technology, accommodations or effective communications
Promote self-determination and alternatives to guardianship
COVID-19 help (please explain below)

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* 9. Where is DRM’s help needed most regarding voting rights for people with disabilities?

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Accessible polling sites and machines
Accessible voting processes (vote by mail)
Allowing people with disabilities to have help placing their vote, if they would like it
Training election judges on disability issues
Voter registration, outreach and training

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* 10. Where is DRM’s help needed most for people with mental health issues?

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Training and support for self-advocates
Expanding and promoting quality community services and housing options
Addressing problems in emergency rooms
Moving the mental health and juvenile justice systems to community-based treatment services
Helping people move out of institutions
Prevent over-policing and criminalization of people with disabilities
Ensuring provision of mental health services in the criminal justice system
Defending the rights of people in hospitals, institutions, and community mental health programs
Keeping people free from abuse, neglect and exploitation
COVID-19 help (please explain below)

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* 11. Where is DRM’s help needed most for people with traumatic brain injury (TBI)?

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Housing issues
Specialized healthcare, mental health, and other treatment services
Other community services and supports (please specify below)
Employment issues
Special education for children

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* 12. Where is DRM’s help needed most regarding special education issues for children?

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Decreasing suspension, expulsion, school-based arrests and other punitive exclusionary disciplinary practice
Preventing restraint and seclusion
Education in the least restrictive environment
Appropriate transition planning
Assistive technology
Extended school year services
School health, mental health or nursing services
Graduation/ high school assessment issues
Helping individual students get appropriate special education services, including related services and appropriate accommodations
COVID-19 related issues, including individualized continuity of learning plans, return to school, compensatory or make-up services, and digital access

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* 13. Where is DRM’s help needed most so people with disabilities have the financial resources to live independently?

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Services for Social Security recipients who are trying to go back to work
Helping Social Security recipients keep their Medicaid coverage when returning to work
Accommodations in the workplace
Assistive technology in the workplace
Addressing overpayment of Social Security benefits

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* 14. Where is DRM’s help needed most to ensure human rights in institutions (such as nursing facilities, state residential centers, psychiatric hospitals, and jails)?

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Appropriate discharge planning
Getting desired and appropriate treatment and care in institutions
Preventing restraint & seclusion
Decreasing the use of forced medication
Decreasing the use of institutions and large congregate living settings
Information and training about client rights
Conducting investigations of abuse & neglect
Protecting the rights of people with disabilities in jails and prisons
Limiting over-policing and criminalization of people with disabilities
COVID-19 help

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* 15. Do you have any other comments about our work? 

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