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Governor's Council for People with Disabilities

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Hard copies of all Council publications are available free of charge. Quantities may be limited depending on supply. To order contact the Council office at 317-232-7770 or GPCPD@gpcpd.org. Council publications are available in alternate formats on request  People who wish to republish any portion of a Council newsletter or other publication, have permission to do so as long as appropriate credit is given.

Public Policy, Research, and Policy Positions

Consumer Resources

Disability Awareness

  • The Power of Words: A Guide to Interacting with People with Disabilities
    This brochure is designed to enhance understanding and communication in interactions with people with disabilities. It provides information on how words and phrases help to shape societies perceptions of people with disabilities and suggestions for everyday interaction.
  • Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude
    This questionnaire is designed to stimulate thinking and dialogue. It is not intended to test knowledge of disability or attitudes toward people with disabilities. As people increasingly find themselves in situations involving people who are disabled they need to make quick decisions on how to respond. This questionnaire provides an opportunity to think about situations involving people with disabilities, to respond, and then to consider the various responses more carefully.

Legislation, Voting, and Civic Participation

  • Voting in Indiana: A Guide to Voting for Hoosiers with Disabilities - This 52 page booklet provides information on voting including key dates, access requirements for polling places and voting machines, how to check to make sure you are registered, how to find out who your candidates are and research their records, different ways to cast your ballot, voter identification requirements, helpful resource groups and more.
  • The Legislative Process
    This brochure provides basic and meaningful information on the legislative process so you, too, can initiate change.
  • Forming a Community-based Advocacy Group
    This booklet details the fundamentals to help you succeed in forming an active community advocacy group.

Minority Populations and People of Color

 

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