(October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017)
1.0 - ABUSE / NEGLECT
Individuals with disabilities will be free from abuse and neglect and live in healthier, safer or otherwise improved facility or community settings.
2.0 - COMMUNITY ACCESS
Individuals with disabilities will have access to appropriate and individualized community-based services that will enhance their ability to live independently.
3.0 - EMPLOYMENT
Persons with disabilities will have meaningful access to integrated employment and be paid at least minimum wage.
4.0 - SUPPORTED DECISION MAKING
With needed supports, individuals with disabilities will be able to make everyday decisions about their lives, including matters related to where they live, how their money is managed, and their healthcare.
5.0 - EDUCATION
Youth with disabilities will be provided a free appropriate public education in their least restrictive environment to move them toward independent living and, depending on their individual goals, secondary schooling or employment upon graduation.
6.0 - VOTING
Individuals with disabilities will be given equal opportunity to register to vote and to vote privately and independently.
ADAP’s priorities are determined with the assistance of the PADD and PAIMI Advisory Councils and are approved by ADAP’s governing authority, The University of Alabama. ADAP’s long-range priorities are planned on a three-year cycle. Priorities are reviewed and revised, as needed, every year. The present three-year cycle concludes on September 30, 2019.