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Policy Team Learning Assignment and Trainee Report-back on Assignment

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Disability Policy Team Learning Assignment (420KB) [download]
Disability Policy Team Report Back (434KB) [download]

Briefly describe the activity and its purpose.

This assignment is designed to provide trainees with a more in-depth experience in examining the policy process, current issues, and specific pieces of legislation that affect the lives of individuals with developmental and related disabilities.

What are the expected learning outcomes for trainees?

Through participation in this session, trainees will:

  • List the key components of five current, important disability policy areas / issues
  • Describe 2-3 key points for how each policy area affects children and adults with disabilities and their families
  • Reflect on how these policies may apply to their work with and on behalf of children and adults with disabilities and their families
  • Create one personal action plan step for incorporating policy / advocacy into LEND learning experience

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