The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)

Misson and activities:

The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) is the recognized leader for quality of life for people with disabilities and people with mental illness, and the people, organizations and communities who support them. Through our services, publications and public presence, we establish real connections between disabilities’ theory and practice, helping those who work in the disability community take the important step from innovative ideas to everyday action.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the international level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is to some degree run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Awareness raising.
Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Accreditation, training, Personal Outcomes
We have cooperated with organizations in other countries before:
We provide training and accreditation to human service organizations in Canada, England, Ireland and Australia.

Contact us:

Contact person:Shelly McLaughlin
Home page:
Address:100 West Road, Suite 406
United States

This entry added: Tuesday 18th December 2001. (record #450) Changed: Monday 24th May 2021. Link checked Monday 17th April 2023.