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2016
 
 
April 11-13
 
 

Disability Policy Seminar

 
 

DPS Program

Program

Keep updated on the schedule of events at the Disability Policy Seminar.

 
Sunday, April 10, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. AUCD Trainee Event - Invite Only
   
Monday, April 11, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Opening General Session

  • Making a Difference: How Advocates Advance Our Policy Agenda
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

General Session

  • Advancing Community Integration & Supports, the Future of Medcaid
12:15 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (3)

  • How to Have a Successful Hill Visit

  • What to Expect in Federal Education Policy

  • How WIOA and the HCBS Settings Rule can ImpactIntegration and Wages in Federal Employment Policy

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (3)

  • Understanding Policy: A New Political Climate

  • Improving the ABLE Act

  • How Nonprofits Can Engage Voters in an Election Year

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception
   
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

Meet & Greet Breakfast for Siblings

Meet & Greet Breakfast for Self-Advocates

Roundtable on States Constitutional Convention Resolutions

 9:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions (3)

  • Lifeline 101: Learn the Basics of Medicaid and Social Security

  • What to Expect in Federal Funding of Disability Programs

  • What You Need to Know About Accessing the Right to Vote

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

General Session

  • What Do the Polls Tell Us About Our Policy Priorities?
12:15 p.m. 2:00 p.m. State Caucus Lunch Meeting

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

General Session

  • Advancing Full Inclusion
3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Forum on State Implementation on HCBS
   
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
  Making a Difference on Capitol Hill

The day is set aside for attending meetings with your Members of Congress. Remember to make your appointments before you come!