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No Excuses: New Report Shines Light on Abuse

Disability Rights Washington
Executive Director, Mark Stroh

 

People with disabilities are abused and neglected everyday across Washington. That does not mean it should be tolerated. Every person should be safe in their own home, no matter who they are or where they live. No excuses.

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Medicaid Matters to Me Letter Writing Campaign–Deadline Extended to Wednesday

From The Arc US—The Senate is set to vote soon on the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The latest revisions to the bill do NOT change the devastating cuts to the Medicaid program that over 10 million people with disabilities rely on to live and work in their communities. The time is now to take action and tell your Senators why Medicaid Matters to You and Your Family

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Get Out the Disability Vote!

Get Out the Disability Vote Week is coming up July 17-21st 2017. For a simple one page guide on who can vote, how to register, and how to get support, download Informing Families’ Ready, Set…VOTE.

Check out the new PSA produced by The Washington Secretary of State.

 




9th Annual National Youth Conference Scholarships

The Washington State Independent Living Council (WASILC) has opportunity to send Washington State youth to the upcoming 9th Annual National Youth Conference hosted by The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL). The conference is being held in Spokane, the weekend of

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Medicaid Action June 22, 2017

Blow up the Phones!
No Cuts! No Caps!

The US House passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) cuts over $800 billion from Medicaid. President Trump’s budget proposal cuts an additional $616 billion from Medicaid. The combined proposed Medicaid cuts total over $1.4 TRILLION dollars. This will be devastating to people with developmental disabilities.

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  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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    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.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.