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National Launch: Case for Inclusion 2019

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National Press Club

529 14th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20045

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Since 2006, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) has published the Case for Inclusion, a comprehensive report and interactive tool that offer data for all 50 states and DC, on how well state Medicaid programs serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). For the first time, the ANCOR Foundation and its Included. Supported. Empowered. campaign have joined UCP in releasing the Case for Inclusion.

To mark the release for the Case for Inclusion 2019, UCP and the ANCOR Foundation will be hosting a national launch event at on Thursday, January 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. During the event, participants will learn about what the new data reveal for people with I/DD and the providers who support them, including trends that are beginning to emerge. Participants will also hear about the federal policy implications of the new data in the context of a newly inaugurated Congress, as well as concrete tips for what advocates can do to expand opportunities for people with I/DD to be included, supported and empowered in the community.

Speakers for the event include:

  • Rachana Pradhan (invited), Health Care Reporter, POLITICO Pro
  • Tarren Bragdon (invited), Primary Researcher, Case for Inclusion

  • Armando Contreras, President & CEO, United Cerebral Palsy

  • Barbara Merrill, CEO, ANCOR & the ANCOR Foundation

  • Diane Wilush (invited), President & CEO, UCP of Georgia

Additional speakers will be added in the coming weeks.

The event will begin with registration and continental breakfast at 8 am, followed by opening remarks at 8:30 am. A keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion, during which the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists. Closing remarks will begin at 10:45 am, and the event will conclude no later than 11 am.

This event is free, but space is limited and advanced registration is required. Register today!

Not in the D.C. area? Follow along on Twitter using #CaseForInclusion and stay informed about other upcoming events at caseforinclusion.org.

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