Rylin Rodgers & Family (IN LEND) Participate in White House Meeting on Medicaid

August 9, 2011

Website Link  http://fvindiana.blogspot.com/2011/07/fv-indiana-update-from-washington-dc.html

Riley Child Development Center (IN LEND) Training Director and Family Voices Indiana Member, Rylin Rodgers, together with her daughter Laura, had an unique opportunity to speak about the importance of Medicaid to their family and to many families who are raising children with special health care needs and disabilities this week. Together with Margaret Comeau (Catalyst Center), Brooke Lehmann (National Family Voices Policy Director) and Diane Malley and her family (The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) of New Jersey) Rylin and Laura meet with by Kareem Dale (special assistant to the President on disability issues), Jon Carson (director of the office of public engagement) and Nancy Anne DeParle (deputy chief of staff to the President), along with members of Kareem's staff.


The Rodgers family is also featured in a Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families article about the importance of Medicaid to families of children with disabilities and special health care needs.