Accessibility

Priority 1:  Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

 Individuals with disabilities will be protected from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

  •  Reduce incidents of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of individuals with disabilities in institutional and community settings.
  •  Reduce the use of harmful restraint and seclusion of individuals with disabilities in institutional and community settings.
  •  Improve community understanding and awareness of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in institutional and community settings, and increase the ability of individuals with disabilities and others to advocate for changes needed to reduce and eliminate abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Monitor current and proposed legislation, regulations, rules, and policies to address the systemic causes of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in institutional and community settings.

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