FAST-TRACK FOR ADVOCACY ISSUES
In Spring 2020 the AACPDM Board approved a process developed by the AACPDM Advocacy Committee for quick review and response of information that include formal policies, position statements, legislation, or issues or concerns that relate to advocacy for persons with cerebral palsy or other related childhood onset disability, their families, providers who serve them and or related research or educational concerns.
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- Contact/Find your legislator Enter your zip code to find your elected officials; you can email your Representative directly from this web site. To find your national representatives, name, phone number, address, email and web address, candidate profile visit: www.vote-usa.org
- To find out more about your national representatives, their party affiliation, background, committee assignments, voting record by going to a map: visit http://www.cqpolitics.com
- To write or call your representatives, find their committee and subcommittee assignments, find legislation: Access federal legislative activity including committee business by bill number, key words at www.senate.gov for the US Senate and http://clerk.house.gov of the clerk for US House of Representatives.
- Discover a bill's status: Thomas Search Engine for Library of Congress.
- State/Local links
- To contact your State legislators, county reps, governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and voice your opinion, visit www.Vote-usa.org
- To find useful general information about your state, including vital records, with links to many sites, access www.50states.com
- Track what issues are currently being focused on at the state level state level through the National Conference of State Legislatures : www.ncsl.org
- Other government links
- Federal Agencies and commissions links www.whitehouse.gov and www.usa.gov
- Federal Register to access rules, proposed rules, comments, and notices of Federal agencies and Organizations- including executive orders and Presidential documents. www.federalregister.gov
- For Comprehensive disability related information and resources by topic or state: www.disability.gov
Please note that the AACPDM Advocacy Committee provides the links above for informational purposes only. The appearance of a link on this page does not indicate endorsement or recommendation of the content on the linked website by the AACPDM and/or the members of the Advocacy Committee.
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