News

October 1, 2012

The Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) has created five disability related questions for members of faith and spiritual communities to ask
candidates running for federal, state, and local office in 2012.

Read more at
http://www.aapd.com/what-we-do/interfaith/election-2012.html

September 28, 2012

From the Baltimore Sun

When most people hear the word Medicaid, they probably think about health care for poor people, especially children. To an extent, that is true. But for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, Medicaid means so much more than just health care. For them, Medicaid is the reason people with disabilities and their families have been able to thrive in our communities, having a quality of life comparable to that of other citizens.

Read the full story at
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-09-25/news/bs-ed-medicaid-cuts-20120925_1_developmental-disabilities-medicaid-educational-services

September 26, 2012

“Who better than me, who’s already finished one of the entitlement programs, to come up with programs to do away with Medicaid and Medicare?” asks former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson.

September 26, 2012

Submitted by Deborah Kaplan, DP&P Board Member