The 17th Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities is a unique, career leadership-training program for high school students (16-21) and those receiving transition services from their school districts. Students serve as delegates from their communities and are given the opportunity
As the American Health Care Act was being pulled from the US House floor, I heard several news reports that included interviews with people who echoed our theme: Do NOT Cut and Cap Medicaid.
The entire system of services for people with developmental disabilities in our state relies on Medicaid. Listen to what proposed changes in Congress mean for people in Washington. Includes interviews with family members and individuals affected by these changes. Hosted by Ed Holen and Sue Elliott.
For current information and updates on proposed changes to Medicaid, visit The Arc of Washington State’s Medicaid Action page.
From the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
The House of Representatives introduced the American Healthcare Act on March 6, 2017. If passed, this bill will have devastating effects on access to basic healthcare and Medicaid funded services and supports for America’s most vulnerable populations: children, people with disabilities, and low income Americans. The bill is
The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.
If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.