Advocacy & Outreach

Public Policy Affinity Group meeting

This affinity group is a platform for open discussion related to policy and legislation affecting inclusive higher education at the state and federal levels. Anyone interested in educating state and federal policy makers about the importance of inclusive higher education.

At the January meeting we will discuss the new Congress, your new State legislative sessions, the Higher Ed Act, what to anticipate in the coming year, and some new material we have developed.

Washington Outlook: What Difference Will the Election Make for Persons with Disabilities?

The elections in November will have a real impact on individuals with intellectual and other disabilities and your vote will make a difference. This nonpartisan webinar will highlight key federal and state policies and legislation that will be impacted, including education, inclusive higher education, the future of long-term services and supports, and the availability of health care for individuals with pre-existing conditions.

Autism Law Summit

The Autism Law Summit is an annual, two-day gathering of parent advocates, autism service providers, lawyers, individuals with autism, lobbyists, and legislators from across the United States who are interested in the politics and policy of autism spectrum disorders. Now in its 12th year, the Autism Law Summit creates space for interactive, high-level, expert-facilitated conversations on improving health insurance, Medicaid, and transition to adulthood.