Be Heard! Disability Day is April 2nd!
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 is Delaware’s 7th Annual Disability Day in Legislative Hall
Are you the parent of a child with special needs? Do you have questions about disability services offered in Delaware? Do you want to know more about how the state can assist you and your child?
Would you like to talk with your state legislator about living with disabilities in Delaware, to help him better understand the needs of a person with disabilities?
Then you need to attend Delaware’s 7th annual Disability Day in Legislative Hall.
Disability Day at Legislative Hall is your opportunity to hear what the state can do for people with disabilities. It is also your opportunity to ask questions, and to discuss in greater detail the needs of people with disabilities living in Delaware.
The Disability Day Agenda
Disability Day attendees will learn more about the state’s current position in a wide range of topics relevant to people with disabilities.
- Family Support Waiver
- Dental Care Insurance
- Community First Choice Option
- Money Follows The Person
- Personal Attendant Services Funding
- Transition Coordinators
- Source of Income Discrimination
- Disability Law Program – Special Education Advocacy
- Accessible Transportation
- Building Infrastructures and Supports Needed to Phase Out the Issuance of Subminimum Wage Certification
Details about each agenda item can be found at 2013-2014 Legislative Priorities. These legislative priorities also make excellent talking points during conversations with state legislators.
Disability Day Event Details
When: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 3:30 am
Where: Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover Delaware
Note: You must provide a valid photo ID such as a driver’s license to enter Legislative Hall.
Questions about Disability Day? Call the DDC office at (302) 739 – 3333.
Schedule Your Legislative Appointments Now
Are you interested in talking with your Delaware legislator about disability issues? Schedule an appointment now for Disability day to discuss your top disability issues directly with your legislator.
You are highly encouraged to schedule appointments in advance to secure time on Disability Day with your legislator. These links can help you navigate through the process of how to contact your legislator and schedule an appointment:
Remember – Your Voice Does Matter!
Your legislators are ready and waiting to hear from you. Yes, your voice really does matter!
Check Disability Day at Legislative Hall for additional information on Disability Day and Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council for other upcoming DDC meetings and events.
Hope to see you there!
Images:Delaware DDC and Bruno Buontempo via Flickr (Megaphone)