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Why You Should Attend
The Disability Policy Seminar offers the opportunity for passionate advocates, self-advocates, experts, and professionals in the field to come together and learn about key issues that affect them most. After two days of training and learning, attendees head to Capitol Hill for a day of meetings with their Members of Congress. The Arc co-hosts this conference with seven other national disability organizations.
Please note: scholarships are not currently available for this event.
Student & Self Advocates – $135 | Standard Rate – $225
Please be prepared with your payment information prior to starting registration. Click here to view the accepted payment methods.
If you are a personal care assistant to a DPS attendee and need access to the virtual platform, please send an email to [email protected].
Please include the name and email address of the person you are supporting.
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On the last page, you must hit the Complete Registration button. You should receive an email that confirms your registration.
What to Expect at the Virtual DPS
In this webinar, we will walk you through the logistics of the conference and how to prepare for the event before it starts.
You will also learn more about the sessions offered at the conference and what you can expect during your virtual visits to Capitol Hill at the end of the event.
This is a recorded webinar and is open to everyone planning to attend the DPS.
Access Note: This webinar will be captioned and interpreted in American Sign Language.
This is an AAIDD and NACDD webinar in coordination with the Disability Policy Seminar partners: The Arc, ASA, AUCD, NDSC, SABE, UCP, and TASH.
For all sessions, we will provide:
- Closed captioning
- American Sign Language interpretation
Want to learn more about what to expect for a virtual Disability Policy Seminar? Check out these resources:
Video: Virtual Event Access & Inclusion Guidance for Participants
Slides: Virtual Event Access & Inclusion Guidance for Participants
Transcript: Virtual Event Access & Inclusion Guidance for Participants
Are you a speaker? Check out these presentation tips on access, equity, and inclusion:
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Access, Equity, and Inclusion Guidelines for Presenters
Video: Virtual Event Access & Inclusion Guidance for Presenters
Transcript: Access, Equity, and Inclusion Guidelines for Presenters