We Want To Hear From You

We Want To Hear From You

A photo of three young girls hugging each other. They all have a disability.

We are conducting our annual survey to learn more about the kind of legal help Californians with disabilities need and want. We’d like your input as we review and revise the priorities of our work for 2021.

 

We Want to Hear From You - DRC Survey

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We’d like your input as we review and revise the priorities of our work for 2022. You can tell us what is important by answering the questions below.  If you need help, please call us at (800) 776-5746 and say, “I need help with your survey.” 

Responses are due by:  June 1, 2021.

We believe collecting information from you about your race, ethnicity, age, sex and sexual orientation will help us to understand how people from diverse backgrounds access services. We would greatly appreciate it if you share this information with us, but we understand if you choose not to.

Survey

Race/Ethnicity
Gender
Sexual Orientation

Rights In Institutions

1. Have you or a loved one experienced a stay in? (select all that apply)
2. While in a facility did you/your family member have access to adequate? (select all that apply)

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Housing

1. How would you describe your housing?
3. What do you need for your housing to be stable? (select all that apply)

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Education

1. Do you believe you/your child’s IEP (Individualized Education Plan) or Section 504 Plan helps you/your child to perform better in school?
2. Are you worried about you/your child’s special education services or supports?
If YES what areas? (select all that apply)

3. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Regional Center Services (RC)

1. How satisfied are you with your RC services?

2. Do you believe the RC is providing you with support that addresses your/your family member’s specific needs in the areas of:

Living independently?
Developing daily living skills?
Work experiences or training?
Being involved in my community?
3. Which best describes the role your RC plays in helping you/your family member access the services? 

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Discrimination

1. Have you or a loved one with a disability been subjected to discrimination based on? (select all that apply)
2. Have you been denied accommodations or effective communication?
3. Where has it been most challenging for you to gain equal access or accommodations? (select all that apply)

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Healthcare

1. Has it been difficult for you to get any of the following services? (select all that apply)
2. Has it been difficult for you to get Durable Medical Equipment because you have.
3. Do you fear that you are at risk of being unable to live in your own home?
4. What do you need to remove barriers to get or continue to get the services that you need? (select all that apply)

5. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Mental Health Services

1. Have you been able to access voluntary mental health services?
2. Have you ever faced involuntary mental health treatment?
3. Do you need accommodations in your workplace or school based on mental health?

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?

Employment

1. Have you had problems getting or keeping a job because of your disability?
2. Have you worked with the Department of Rehabilitation?
3. Have you received any of these vocational supports from DOR? (select all that apply)

4. DRC has 7 goals or priority areas that drive our work:

  • Stop abuse and improve quality of care
  • Stop discrimination and stigma and protect civil rights
  • End segregation and increase community living options
  • Ensue that society respects, autonomy, preferences and choices of people with disabilities
  • Protect and advance basic human rights to health care, housing and education
  • Improve access to government benefits, transportation and competitive integrated employment
  • Ensure culturally and language competent services that are accessible.
Do you think we need to change these or add to them?