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Image of a binder opened to the first section entitled Equal Opportunity. On the open binder page is an image of 3 sticky notes.
Text reads: Title: Equal Opportunity - Advocacy: Obtaining Services and Barriers. First list. Title: Advocacy Strategies.
Second list. Title: Obtaining Needed Services.
Third list. Title: Barriers.
A key to working with health care, vocational rehabilitation, developmental disability services, and mental health services is to understand that they can be complicated systems to access. When seeking services, it is essential to be assertive and persistent when applying for, obtaining, and utilizing services.