P&A Community Feedback Survey

Protection and Advocacy wants to hear from people with disabilities, families, professionals, and the general public about what issues impact the disability community. If you would like to share your thoughts, please complete the following priority survey. Thank you.
Abuse, neglect, and exploitation: Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 1. Restraint and seclusion in residential and day programs.

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* 2. Other abuse, neglect, and exploitation of people with disabilities.

Community living: : Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 3. People not being able to live in the community because of a lack of resources and services

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* 4. People not being able to use their service and support animals.

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* 5. Lack of sign language interpreters, braille, and other ways for people to communicate.

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* 6. Inaccessible buildings and parking lots.

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* 7. People face discrimination when seeking housing.

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* 8. People are unable to get the assistive technology they need (like computers, and wheelchairs).

Employment: Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 9. There are not enough jobs in community that pay at least minimum wage.

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* 10. Employers are not hiring or promoting people.

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* 11. SC Vocational Rehabilitation or SC Commission for the Blind are not helping people with work.

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* 12. Employers are not providing accommodations for people with disabilities.

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* 13. People who receive social security benefits face barriers when attempt to work.

Healthcare: Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 14. People are not receiving Medicaid services they are eligible for.

Voting: Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 15. Polling places are not accessible for people with disabilities.

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* 16. People with disabilities are prevented from participating in the voting process.

Schools: Please indicate whether or not each issue is a problem that you think P&A needs to work on for you and your community. 

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* 17. Students are disciplined for behaviors related to their disability.

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* 18. Schools use restraint and isolation instead of behavioral supports.

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* 19. Students are not receiving education in the least restrictive environment.

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* 20. There are a lack of services and help for students transitioning to life after high school.

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* 21. Students with disabilities are at-risk for the school-to-prison pipeline.

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* 22. Students do not have access to assistive technology devices they need for school (like computers or listening devices) .

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* 23. Do you think there are other priorities P&A should focus on? Please explain here:

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* 24. Please place a mark under the description you identify most with

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* 25. What disability?

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