What is Independent Living?
Independent living is an International Movement that promotes the strengths of people with disabilities. Independent Living Centres support people with any kind of disability to make decisions, take responsibility and manage their own lives.
What are the Principles of Independent Living?
Respects the rights of people to make choices and direct the delivery of programs while governing the services.
Cross-Disabilty:Represents, includes and responds to the needs of individuals with any type of disability.
Responds to the needs of the community and fosters partnerships with other agencies.
Promotion of Integration:
Supports people with disabilities to participate in community life.