TACE Center: Region IV, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute.
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Lumbee Tribal Vocation Rehabilitation Services
Therefore, the motto of this program evolved into:
“Working to Improve the Quality of Life for Lumbee Indians with Disabilities”
The National Council of Disabilities estimated a 22% disability rate among American Indians
57,200 Lumbee Indians
12,584 with disabilities
Provide culturally sensitive services to Lumbee Indian with disabilities. Tribal members tend to decline to seek help from resources outside of its community due to fear and lack of trust.
Provide a safe environment for the individuals with disabilities to seek the required services.