Legislative Advocacy

Great new resources!

Click here for A Guide for Contacting Legislators

Click here for Employment Fact Sheet

Click here for the video of the April 21st, 2018 Legislative Listening Hour.

Legislative Newsflash!!

 

March 23, 2018

The Arc of Texas has published its 2018/2019 Policy and Advocacy Priorities for people with intellectual and related disabilities.

Updates on the Department of Education Investigation of Texas Education Agency's Special Education Services Violations

For an update on the status of the federal investigation of the Texas Education Agency violations pertaining to special education services for students with disabilities, we recommend the following articles:

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/01/11/federal-special-education-monitoring-report/

https://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Delayed-or-denied-Feds-finds-Texas-schools-12489083.php

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2018/01/11/texas-broke-special-education-laws-deliberately-delayed-services-kids-need-federal-investigation-finds

Texas Advocacy

You can get involved at  The Arc of Texas "Advocacy Sign Up". Keep current on developmental disability areas for action like employment, housing, long term supports and managed care, special education, and transportation. Your voice can make a difference!

Greater Houston Advocacy

Many disability policy decisions happen at the local level. Your positions count. Join our action list and receive current information about how to have your voice heard. The Arc of Greater Houston facilitates an annual legislative listening forum and provides updates for direct involvement in the political process.

April 26, 2017
The Arc of the US Releases New Video
with Personal Message to Washington

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