Community Connections

Effectively Including People with Disabilities in Policy and Advisory Groups (Edition 2, 2012)     PDF    MS Word

Provides how-to information for effectively including people with disabilities in policy and advisory boards, councils or work groups; contains material on developing and sustaining an advisory group; discusses why to include people with disabilities; and how to identify qualified people with disabilities. Includes a planning checklist that covers defining purpose, structure, size, lines of communication, membership, recruiting, budgeting, staffing, minutes, accountability, meeting access and accommodations; a planning recruiting matrix; and an agenda and minutes template.

How to Establish a Disability Collaborative, Inland Empire Health Plan (2010)