Information Access: Share Your Story

Policy / Information Access / How You Can Help

We need your support!

Changing an entire system is hard. Improving info access will take years.  

Share Your Story

Tell us about your experience with getting disability info in Virginia. Let us know what info access means to you. We might share it!

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We improve our chances of success if you help. Tell everyone that info access needs to be a priority. Do not let people forget.

Share our Facebook posts. Post your own story using #infoaccess.

Who is Behind This?

We are the Info Access Steering Committee.

The 2022 info access report brought us together. We lead Virginia toward one vision: Be Info Access Champions.


Matthew Shapiro
6 Wheels Consulting, LLC
Founder / CEO of 6 Wheels Consulting
Person with a Disability

Shay Ruff, BSW
Arc of Virginia
Credentialed Peer Mentor
Person with a Disability

Community Staff

Lucy Cantrell
Arc of Virginia
Director of Information and Resources

Tonya Milling
Arc of Virginia
Executive Director

Maureen Hollowell
Virginia Association of Centers for Independent Living (VACIL)
Director of Advocacy and Services at the Endependence Center

Family Members

Allison Coles-Johnson
Retired Nurse Manager
Parent of a Person with a Disability

Parthenia Dinora
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Executive Director of VCU Partnership for People with Disabilities
Parent of a Person with a Disability

State Agency Staff

Teri Morgan
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD)
Executive Director

Linh Thi Nguyen
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD)
Policy Analyst

Sara Link
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
Director of No Wrong Door Virginia
Parent of a Person with a Disability

Eric Williams
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)
Director of Office of Provider Network Supports

What we want.

We want people with disabilities and families to easily find, understand and use info when and how they need it.

How we will make this happen.

We partner with people with disabilities, families, advocates, organizations, agencies and their leadership to make info access better. We unify efforts. We ask the questions that drive positive change.

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