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Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Advocacy Coalition (PDSAC) seeks to improve, through legislative, regulatory and policy advocacy, the quality of life for all individuals with Down syndrome, regardless of age, at the community, state, and national levels.  

 

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* Watch PA Self-Advocate and NDSS  Ambassador Sara Wolff discuss The ABLE Act.  This is her story
* This is what the country's largest minority (The Disability Community) wants candidates and the public to know this election. ‪#‎CripTheVote‬.  Click here

May 6, 2017:  WE NEED YOU IN THE GAME… EVERYONE IN THE DOWN SYNDROME COMMUNITY NEEDS TO SPEAK OUT…

The federal legislation to repeal ACA and make changes to health care benefits is now in the hands of the US Senate.  A committee of 13 Republican Senators has taken on the task to draft the Senate’s version of the legislation, that if passed will be reconciled with the House bill that was passed.  Pennsylvania’s US Senator Pat Toomey is one of the members of this committee and needs to hear from his constituents (the people he is in Washington to represent) their concerns about the proposed changes on individuals with disabilities.

LET’S GET AT LEAST 321 INDIVIDUALS FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA DOWN SYNDROME COMMUNITY TO CONTACT SENATOR TOOMEY REGARDING REPEAL OF ACA AND CHANGES TO HEALTHCARE COVERAGE…

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  PA Treasury Unveils New Website on PA ABLE Savings Account Program

  Individuals with disabilities can learn about the upcoming program,      determine eligibility and register to receive updates

  www.patreasury.gov  (Jan 12 2017)