Self-Determination Team at the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities, Inc
Phoebe Ball is an attorney licensed in Massachusetts, Iowa and Florida. She is currently staff attorney with the Self-Determination Team at the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities, Inc. which is Florida's designated Protection and Advocacy agency. The Self-Determination Team seeks to expand opportunities for person-centered planning, economic self-empowerment, expand access to alternatives to guardianship, reduce occurrences of abuse, neglect and exploitation in the community, and expand access to voting rights. Ms. Ball has been with the Advocacy Center since spring of 2007. Before joining the Advocacy Center, Ms. Ball worked for the Law, Health Policy and Disability Center at University of Iowa on a number of grant-funded projects that were geared towards advancing the economic, social and civic empowerment of people with disabilities. Prior to that she was active in the Independent Living Movement as a CIL employee and, later, as a board member. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 2003.