What We Do
Every person is entitled to equal treatment and dignity
The mission of DIG is to expand opportunities for participation, education, employment and acceptance of Persons with Disabilities through advocacy, litigation, education, and training.
Our Position Statements
Position 1: Promoting individual autonomy for Persons with Disabilities including the freedom to make one’s own choices.
Position 2: Breaking down attitudinal barriers and promoting greater social awareness and acceptance towards Persons with Disabilities.
Position 3: Ensuring the opportunity for Persons with Disabilities to choose their place of residence within the community on an equal basis with others with access to a range of in-home, residential and other community support services.
Position 4: Providing equal information access for Persons with Disabilities in accessible formats and technologies appropriate to different kinds of disabilities.
Position 5: Ensuring the right to work and education, on an equal basis with others that is inclusive and accessible to Persons with Disabilities.
Position 6: Advocating for justice in Domestic and International forum for the legal rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Position 7: Supporting Families and Care Givers of Persons with Disabilities.
Position 8: Committing to equality and social justice together with all who fight against racism.