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Proposed Community Living Waiver Webinar Now Available on MyODP AUDIENCE: All Interested Parties PURPOSE: To announce an overview of the Office of Development Programs (ODP) Proposed Community Living Waiver is now posted and available on MyODP. The link to the site is: https://www.myodp.org/course/view.php?id=1026. Both the power point and recording of the webinar can be found there. DISCUSSION: The Community Living Waiver is anticipated to be effective on January 1, 2018, for a three year period with a renewal date of &hellip read more

Friends- The Senate is trying again to pass “health care reform” that will mean millions will lose their health insurance.  This new version of “health care reform” is no better, and in some ways worse, than the reform that the Senate already defeated. In the next couple of weeks the Senate could try to pass this new version of “health care reform” introduced by Senators Graham and Cassidy. Do not be fooled! This new legislation will mean millions, including many &hellip read more

The Senate is at it again, trying to rush through disastrous legislation to take our health care away. The Graham-Cassidy bill introduced this week will have the same devastating effects as the repeal bills we’ve been beating back all year. It will slash Medicaid funding, leave millions without health insurance, and allow insurance companies to deny you coverage if you have a disability. We stopped them from taking away our health care before, and we can stop them now. You &hellip read more

Who’s in Control? Keynote speech given by Roland Johnson. He was the president of Speaking for ourselves. This speech was given at the third international People First Conference June 14, 1993.Roland Johnson 1945-1994 Founding member and leader of Speaking for Ourselves, Pennsylvania   *This video is being distributed freely to help disseminate information, and educate people about Self-Advocacy. SAU1 does not own this video, and all credit is given to the original author. Because this information is being distributed freely &hellip read more

Dear Supporter, Ok, I’m going to get wonky on you. But I know that as a disability rights advocate you understand that the lives of people with disabilities can sometimes be dramatically impacted by even the smallest actions taken in any government agency. And that is exactly what is about to happen. President Trump’s billionaire Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, wants to decimate the regulations that ensure students with disabilities have access to the same opportunities to get an education &hellip read more