People with disabilities will live independently in a barrier-free community
To be recognized in the community as the advocate and resource for people with disabilities
To Promote Independence for People with Disabilities
A woman born without arms or legs needs an automatic door opener so she can leave her apartment building but her condo board refuses to give permission. A student with Attention Deficit Disorder receives multiple disciplinary referrals because he can’t sit still in class. A social worker needs an accommodation on her job but her employer waits months to give her the accommodation. A man with multiple disabilities needs help appealing a denial of Social Security benefits. CILO stands ready to help with these and other issues to remove barriers to full inclusion and equal opportunity.