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Advocates in Action Rhode Island is Rhode Island's Statewide Self-Advocacy organization with federal 501(c)3 non-profit status. Click here to find out more about who we are and what we do.

did you have a good day?

Advocates in Action Rhode Island is conducting a Consumer Satisfaction survey as part of our ongoing work with the RI Division of Developmental Disabilities (“DDD” or “the Division”).

We created this survey with a team of Peer Mentors who are connected with the RI DD Service System. Our team worked to simplify the survey, and make it easy to understand for people who receive DD Services in Rhode Island.

Don’t let the name confuse you. This survey is NOT about “daydreams”. This is about your actual everyday life, and the things you do during the day.

How do you spend your time, and who do you spend it with? If you want to work, what’s your dream job? If you’re not sure about working, what else would you like to do?

Being able to say, “I had a GOOD DAY” isn’t a daydream; it’s a goal. Believe it and you can achieve it! The questions in this survey are designed to help you do that.

Are you getting the support you need to help you do the things that are most important to you and for you? If not, what needs to change?

We're excited to hear what you have to say, and help you consider the possibilities! Once the survey is complete, Advocates in Action will use your feedback to generate reports, and make recommendations to DDD.

DDD will use the information we provide to help guide their decisions about changes and improvements for the RI Service System, and the supports that people receive during the day.

Neither Advocates in Action RI or DDD will share your individual answers or any personally identifiable information with anyone without your permission.

The survey will run from April thru mid-June. As our way of saying “thanks”, Advocates in Action will be running a free weekly raffle during that time. We will draw winners once a week from the names of everyone who completes this survey. Prizes include “It’s My Life!” sweatshirts, “Nothing About Us Without Us” hats, “End the ‘R’ Word” bracelets, and a mix of other cool Self-Advocacy gear.  Prizes also include gift cards, and a free registration to “Why Not?”, Rhode Island’s 23rd Annual Self-Advocacy Conference on October 25th, 2018.

If you don’t win, your name will remain in the raffle until the contest ends in June. That means the sooner you complete the survey, the more chances you'll have to collect a prize!

The only requirement to enter our raffle is to complete a survey, so why wait?

Day Dream Believer: A survey about employment, support service and what it means to have a GOOD DAY.
Remember: the "person in the center" is YOU!

CLICK HERE to take the survey online

CLICK HERE to send us an email and schedule a time to take the survey in person with someone from Advocates in Action.

sample pages from the consumer satisfaction survey to download

If you would like to see the survey before you take it, CLICK HERE to download a copy.

If you would rather speak to someone directly about taking the survey, call the Advocates in Action office at 1-877-532-5543

We hope to hear from you soon!

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Ideas about Your Individual Service Plan


Ideas About the Support Intensity Scale ("SIS")


R-Word Busters!

I Will Hold My Head Up High, and Keep It There Everyday (A Song about Being PROUD!)


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This page was updated on Friday, April 13, 2018