Hoosiers in the Disability, Deaf, Blind, Aging, Mental Health, Intellectual / Developmental Disability, Neurodiverse, etc. communities — Are you interested in putting your leadership skills and lived experience into action?
Individuals with significant disabilities should have the same civil rights, choices, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do individuals without disabilities.
INSILC is established by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and is directed by the Independent Living philosophy.
Section 701 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 promotes a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy, in order to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of American society.
The INSILC Vision, Mission, and Values are driven by this purpose.
Lead an effective statewide independent living movement resulting in people with disabilities living without barriers, fully integrated in society.
To empower our peers with disabilities to lead and control their own lives.
INSILC is committed to a culture that consists of the following core values:
INSILC AUTHORITIES (As described in the approved Indiana SPIL 2017-2019)
To access and view archived INSILC (formerly ICOIL) meetings, please click on the following link: http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2770.htm