Priority Issues

At the beginning of each fiscal year, the DRA Board of Directors adopts priorities based on feedback from individuals with disabilities, family members, advocates, and professionals. The priorities adopted by the Board determine the activities for the fiscal year.

Our current priorities include:

Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

Education and Post-Secondary Education

Community Integration



Self-Advocacy / Self-Determination and Voting

Toll Free: 800.482.1174
Phone: 501.296.1775
Fax: 501.296.1779

Visit us at:
400 West Capitol Ave, Suite 1200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Disability Rights Arkansas (DRA) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the Governor of Arkansas to implement the federally funded and authorized Protection and Advocacy systems throughout the state. DRA services include information and referral, short-term assistance, technical assistance, legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training. DRA services are provided free-of-charge. DRA is independent from state and local government.

Through the leadership of its Governing Board and Advisory Councils, DRA staff provides services to children and adults with disabilities throughout Arkansas. We strive to serve our clients’ expressed wishes.