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AUCD - Plenary B: Update on Health Reform and The New Administration's Community Living Initiatives

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009 9:00am - 10:00am

Session Description

Connie Garner, senior staff of the late Senator Ted Kennedy and current advisor to the Senate Health Committee, will update the AUCD network on how federal health care reform proposals will impact people with disabilities and their families.

Obama Administration officials will discuss the Community Living initiative and other policy goals that will impact people with disabilities.

Featured Presenter(s)

Connie Garner; Policy Director for Disability and Special Populations for Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Henry Claypool; Director of the Office on Disability, Department of Health and Human Services

Fred Karnas; Senior Adviser to the Secretary, US Department of Housing and Urban Development