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3/2/2017

AUCD signed onto an NDD Letter Opposing Cuts to Nondefense Discretionary Programs

AUCD signed on to an NDD United letter to members of Congress urging them to avoid making further reductions in nondefense discretionary programs, which serve vital functions and have already been cut heavily multiple times during the past few years.

 
 

3/2/2017

News Autism Saftey Resource

Written in collaboration with key stakeholders and experts within the autism community, A Guide to Safety includes life-saving tips, strategies, and tools to help families strengthen their safety plans.

 
 

3/2/2017

Special Edition: Disability Policy News In Brief

President Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress

President Trump gives his first address to a joint session of Congress and lays out his administration's priorities.

 
 
left to right; Brigit and JD Frank, Family Voices of WI and LEND graduate; Elizabeth Hecht, UCEDD; Governor Scott Walker; Dan Idzikowski, Disability Rights Wisconsin

3/2/2017

Wisconsin UCEDD Works with Governor Scott Walker to End Wait Lists for Children with Disabilities

UCEDD staff Elizabeth Hecht, Specialist for Public Policy, was invited to attend Governor Scott Walker's 2017 Budget Address when he introduced his budget proposal for $39 million to eliminate wait lists for children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities eligible for the Children's HCBS waivers. Hecht has worked with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, elected officials, advocates and families for 15 years toward this goal. AIDD grants to advance Family Support under Title II of the Developmental Disability Act of 2000 helped build the family leadership infrastructure that led to this current success.

 
 

3/1/2017

A Guide To Budget Reconciliation: The Byzantine Rules For Disassembling The Health Law

Website  from http://khn.org

After capturing the White House, Republicans put repealing the health law at the top of their to-do list. But since they can't get around a Democratic filibuster in the Senate, they are forced to use an arcane legislative tool called budget reconciliation to disassemble parts of the law. KHN's Julie Rovner and Francis Ying explain the process.

 
 

3/1/2017

Nutrition is For Everyone - March 2017

 
 

2/28/2017

Tuesdays with Liz: Congressman Pete Sessions

In this week's edition of Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All Liz interviews Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), the father of a son with disabilities. Rep. Sessions talk about the House Rules Committee that he chairs and the ABLE Act that he sponsored.

 
 

2/27/2017

AUCD signed onto a Letter Stressing Important Work of Federal Public Health Agencies

AUCD signed on to a letter urging President Trump to consider the importance of the work done by federal public health and biomedical research professionals as his administration develops new long-term federal hiring policies.

 
 

2/27/2017

AUCD Welcomes John Tschida as Associate Executive Director for Research and Policy

John was most recently the director of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. At AUCD, he fills the position most recently held by Michael Gamel-McCormick who is moving to the U.S. Senate to be the Disability Policy Director in the office of Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania.

 
 
Andy met with President Rosevonne Pato and Vice President Lina Scanlan and Tafaimamao Lefu Tua Tupuola, UCEDD Director at American Samoa Community College.

2/27/2017

AUCD's Andy Imparato Visits the Pacific

For the past ten days, AUCD Executive Director Andy Imparato has been visiting disability organizations and meetings in the South Pacific, hosted by Tafaimamao Lefu Tua Tupuola and Kiriko Takahashi of the American Samoa UCEDD (Ucedd Ascc). He has met with people with disabilities, families, and numerous staff working on disability issues throughout the South Pacific.

 
 

2/27/2017

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayTrump budget begins to take shape; leaked Republican health care briefing papers show more details on repeal and replace plans; Supreme Court decision on provides clarity on ADA and Section 504 in schools; a record 900 registered for Disability Policy Seminar

 
 

2/24/2017

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

#DDawareness17

AUCD, NACDD, and NDRN are proud to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2017! This month we will increase awareness about developmental disabilities, tell stories of real people who live with a disability, and support our collective work toward inclusion and acceptance. Join us at #DDawareness17: download our resource kit and share your stories!

 
 

2/23/2017

Joint Statement - Concerns about the Proposed Changes to Medicaid in the House Republican Policy Brief

As the three national Developmental Disabilities (DD) Network partners that represent the entities authorized in the DD Act whose members annually advocate for and provide hundreds of thousands of clinical services and home and community based supports to people with disabilities and their families, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), and National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) are concerned about the policy brief distributed by the House Republican leadership on Thursday, February 16th to its Members about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

 
 

2/23/2017

NIDCD Research Grants for Translating Basic Research into Clinical Tools (R01)

 
 

2/23/2017

Role of Medicaid and Whats at Risk Under a Block Grant or Per Cpita Cap

Website  from http://kff.org

This slideshow from the Kaiser Family Foundation explains how Medicaid works now and what is at stake as policymakers in Washington consider converting program financing to a block grant or per capita cap.

 
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