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Centers may also provide:

counseling services;

services related to securing housing or shelter, and adaptive housing services;

rehabilitation technology;

mobility training;

services and training for people with cognitive and sensory disabilities;

personal assistance services, including attendant training;

surveys, directories, and other activities to identify appropriate support services;

consumer information programs on rehabilitation and independent living, especially for minorities, and traditionally unserved and underserved people with disabilities;

education and training for living and participating in the community;

supported living; transportation assistance and referral;

physical rehabilitation;

therapeutic treatment;

provision of durable medical equipment;

individual and group social recreational services;

training for youth with disabilities that emphasizes self-awareness and esteem;

services for children;

services under other government programs designed to increase the independence, productivity, and quality of life for individuals with disabilities;

preventive services;

and community awareness programs.

Centers for Independent Living have a majority of people with disabilities on their governing boards. They also hire qualified people with disabilities to fill management and other staff positions.