The Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability (VALID) is the peak organisation in the Victorian disability sector representing adults with an intellectual disability and their families. VALID is run by and for people with disability and family members. VALID has particular expertise in networking and providing information to people with disability and families across the state.
VALID is committed to the vision of an Australian nation in which people with a disability are empowered to exercise their rights – as human beings and as citizens – in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. VALID strives to realise its vision through a range of strategies that work to empower people with disabilities to become the leaders of their own lives. VALID empowers adults with an intellectual disability through: