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Why You Should Attend
The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate support on Capitol Hill and amplify the concerns of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) before Congress. The seminar brings together passionate advocates, including people with disabilities, experts, and professionals in the field, to learn about key issues and advance the grassroots movement for people with IDD.
This is your chance to make an impact!
Your presence will help us establish allies on Capitol Hill and press for progress on critical disability rights issues that make life in the community possible for people with IDD.
The Disability Policy Seminar is packed with informative sessions featuring experts in the field and offers opportunities to discuss key issues with others from your state. The event culminates with the attendees converging on Capitol Hill to speak directly to their members of Congress about the high-priority issues that affect people with disabilities, their families, and supporters.
Designed to help both beginners and experts elevate the impact of their advocacy.
Who Should Attend:
- People with disabilities
- Family members of individuals with disabilities
- Board members, staff, trainees, and volunteers of disability organizations
- State and local public policy committee members
- Public policy staff
- Any disability rights activists!
Please note: Scholarships are not currently available for this event. We also do not accept requests to speak at this event. The sponsoring partner organizations identify Congressional staff, policy experts, advocates, and others to speak.
The cutoff date for online registration is Friday, March 29. You can register onsite from April 7 – 9. Registration includes access to all sessions, meeting materials, and advertised meals.
|Self-Advocate, Direct Support Professional, Student
|Personal Care Attendant*
*This rate is for personal care attendants who are supporting an attendee at the event.