Since 1992, HDA has demonstrated a firm commitment to protecting the rights of children, youth and adults with disabilities, and low-income older adults. These vulnerable populations need a range of services, supports and opportunities to lead fulfilling lives, reach their self-determined goals and obtain financial and health security. HDA has the leadership capacity and the relationships within the policy community in Illinois to ensure that the lessons learned by public benefits consumers are used to inform future policy development.
Online LibraryHDA has a wide variety of press materials in our online Materials Library.
Here are some of the valuable resources you'll find there:
This article from SHRM talks about the TBTL Webinar on Tips for Recruiting Workers with Disabilities
HDA's Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children filed a state class complaint yesterday regarding systemic problems in Chicago preventing toddlers with disabilities from accessing early childhood special education services.
This press release from the Chicago Bar Foundation describes a cy pres award received by Health & Disability Advocates.
Upcoming EventsHere are some of the exciting things going on now at HDA:
This is the application for DRS Representatives interested in participating in the 2010 Work Incentives Trainings.
This Flyer describes the 2010 Work Incentives Trainings.
This is the registration request form for non-DRS representatives interested in attending one of the 2010 Work Incentives Trainings.