Individual Services from CORD:
CORD's Independent Living (IL) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Independent Living (DHILS) programs aim to empower the consumer. Services, which are consumer-controlled, include:
- Information and Referral: CORD provides information about disability-related issues, resources, and benefits;
- Independent Living Skills Training: CORD helps consumers attain the skills needed to achieve their maximum independence level;
- Peer Support: CORD provides support and assistance with problem-solving and goal-setting among people with disabilities;
- Advocacy: CORD provides individual and systemic advocacy to assist and better equip people to confront barriers, such as discrimination, lack of access, and unresponsive service systems.