Disability Policy Seminar


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Program at a Glance

2014 Program at a Glance

Monday, April 7, 2014

8:30 a.m. –
9:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
9:15 a.m. –
10:45 a.m.
Plenary: Forging a Path Toward Bipartisanship
11:15 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Plenary: Advancing our Policy Agenda
1:30 p.m. –
2:45 p.m.
Plenary: Tackling Threats to the Lifeline Programs
3:15 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions:
  1. How to Have a Successful Hill Visit;
  2. ABLE Act: Momentum Builds; and
  3. Affordable Care Act Implementation
4:30 p.m. –
6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

8:00 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast for Self-Advocates

Meet and Greet Breakfast for Siblings

8:15 a.m. –
9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions:
  1. A Congressional Refresher: Structure, Functions and Its Impact on Disability Policy;
  2. Autism and Developmental Disability Legislation on the Horizon; and
  3. Legislative Approaches to Employment Policy
9:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Filming, Our American Story (sign-up sheet at registration desk)
10:45 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
Plenary: Social Security: Challenges and Opportunities
12:15 p.m. –
1:45 p.m.
2:15 p.m. –
3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions:
  1. Social Security, SSI, and Medicaid Basics;
  2. Improving Education Policy and Stopping the Use of Restraints and Seclusion; and
  3. Impacting Policy by Telling Your Story
4:00 p.m. –
5:15 p.m.
State Caucuses


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

All Day Hill Visit Day

*Updated: March 19, 2014 | Schedule subject to change

For additional program information, contact Evelyn Powell or events@thearc.org.

An event hosted by:

The Arc – For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities United Cerebral Palsy – Life without limits for people with disabilities American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Association of University Centers on Disabilities Logo National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities Self Advocates Becoming Empowered

Promotional Support Provided by:

 Sibling Leadership Network