To maintain a safe work environment for our consumers, staff, and community, The WRILC Center for Independent Living staff members are currently working remotely. We are monitoring the information from health officials about the coronavirus (COVID- 19) and will notify you of any changes.
Currently, we have canceled all face-to-face appointments, drop-ins, and group events until further notice.
Although our doors are locked, we are continuing as many services as possible.
Please CONTACT US and Your call, text, or email will be returned as soon as possible.
Cruise Self-Driving Car Survey for Wheelchair Users
Cruise is a self-driving car company based in San Francisco. We are developing ride-sharing and delivery services that will be accessible to all.
We’re seeking anonymous feedback from people who use wheelchairs to inform and improve products. If you have a moment, please complete a short survey (no more than 5 minutes).
Please feel free to forward this survey to friends, family, or colleagues who want to participate.
New Behavioral Health Resources for Ohio’s Deaf Community
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ Disparities and Cultural Competence (DACC) Advisory Committee has released new behavioral health resources for Ohio’s deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The DACC Committee partnered with Ohio Association of the Deaf, Inc. to record videos in American Sign Language that focus on alcohol and drug addiction, suicide prevention, and the impact of trauma on lifelong wellness. Click the following to view/listen to the videos.
- What is Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Audio
- What is Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Video
- Suicide Prevention: Audio
- Suicide Prevention: Video
- Traumatic Events can Impact Wellness: Audio
- Traumatic Events can Impact Wellness: Video
Pediatricians Should Look for Risk Factors Linked to Teen Suicide
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines for Pediatricians that include looking for risk factors linked to teen suicide. The guidelines were first published in 2007, and were updated this year. Risk factors that are included in the guidelines include substance abuse, a history of physical or sexual abuse, mood disorders, identifying as LGBT, and bullying. To see more, click here.