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Advocacy Letters

April 26, 2021

To: Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies

Addressing the Severe Shortage of School-Based Mental Health Professionals with additional funding for the School Based Mental Health Services Professional Demonstration Grant, the School-Based Mental Health Services Grant Program, and personnel development grants (IDEA Part D Section 662)

April 26, 2021

To: Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies

Adequate Fiscal Year 2022 funding for programs authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act), Assistive Technology Act, Autism CARES Act, the Lifespan Respite Care Act, and Kevin and Avonte’s Law, as well as the National Family Caregiver Support Program and Parent Information Centers

April 23, 2021

To: Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies

Increasing Funding for the Full Continuum of IDEA Programs

February 8, 2021

February 8, 2021 

To: The Leaders of the U.S. Senate & House of Representatives

In Collaboration with the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Education Task Force, Emergency Funding for IDEA with COVID-19 Relief

September 16, 2020 

To: The Leaders of the U.S. Senate & House of Representatives

Supplemental Funding for Childcare and K-12 Education

December 8, 2020 

To: The Leaders of the U.S. Senate & House of Representatives

Passing the bipartisan Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act (H.R. 4995) and the bipartisan Helping MOMS Act of 2020 (H.R. 4996)

December 3, 2020 

To: The Leaders of the U.S. Committee on Appropriation

Funding in the Fiscal Year 2021 Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations bill for

the Lifespan Respite Care Program

July 22, 2020

Funding Head Start Across the United States During the Time of COVID-19 

July 20, 2020

Strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the recently approved Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA Funding Bill

July 02, 2020

Funding the Fiscal Year 2021 Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations bill for the Lifespan Respite Care Program, administered by the Administration on Aging, Administration for Community Living

May 13, 2020

Federal Update – Advocacy Increases for Additional Funds for IDEA, Child Care and Education in the 5th COVID-19 Bill 

Read the Federal Update here.

April 20, 2020

Comments in response to the proposed changes to the IDEA Part B and Part C SPP-APR Data Collections for FFY 2020-2025 (APR).

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