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How DSAC Works

We want everyone we support to be able to have a say. DSAC wants to know what you think. If you get support you can be part of a group near you. If there is not a group near you then you can ask how to be involved.

How we find out what you think
We want you to have choice and control in your life. To do this we want to know what you think about

  • What we do now
  • How good we are at supporting you
  • What we do in the future

Local Groups – these groups meet with their area operations managers. They report what is important to them to their state groups and to the DSAC. Some members are also members of the DSAC

State Groups – These groups meet with their state managers. They report what is important to them to DSAC. Some members are also members of DSAC
DSAC – Is a group of people from local and state groups from around the country. They meet twice a year to talk about what is important to people with disabilities.
Managers and the Board – DSAC meets with the members of the Life Without Barriers Board and Chief Executive to tell them what them what you think.

What we expect from people who speak for you
People who are on advisory groups need to do some important things like

  • Listen to what other people say
  • Work as part of a team
  • Say what you ask them to
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