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AMERIGROUP – Supports Self-AdvocacyThursday, August 15, 2019
Want to learn how to speak up for yourself? Learn about keeping a job? Know more about your rights as a person with disabilities? There are organizations in Iowa that coach people with disabilities on how to live a full, independent life. Amerigroup offers their eligible members some money every year to use to attend a conference or event sponsored by:
- Iowans with Disabilities in Action
- Area Agencies on Aging
- Autism Society of Iowa
You can also get a yearly membership in one of these advocacy groups:
- National Council on Independent Living
- Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered
Who is eligible?
Amerigroup members in one of these waiver programs, with approval from your care manager:
- Brain injury
- Health and disability
- Intellectual disability
- Physical disability
How to get your self-advocacy membership:
Call Member Services and ask to join the group you want: 800-600-4441.
Look for information from Iowa Total Care about their programs coming in the next issue.