CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

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Being held responsible for doing what you say you will do

An objective, external measurement of the quality of services

Process of speaking for, writing in favor of, and/or acting on behalf of oneself, another person or a cause

Person who gives support or protects the rights of another

Angelman Syndrome
A chromosome disorder characterized by severe developmental delays, nonverbal communication, movement or balance disorder and behavioral uniqueness

An impairment of the ability to speak or understand words, usually as a result of stroke or brain injury

A complex neurobiological disorder that typically lasts throughout a person's lifetime, impairing a person's ability to communicate and relate to others, and may also be associated with rigid routines and repetitive behaviors