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  • 1.APA submits testimony to the National Council on Disability
    PI-GRO, in collaboration with the APA Disability Issue Office, submitted testimony to the National Council on Disability in support of their May 12 hearing on Capitol Hill on disability in the federal budget.
    Web Page (May 2011)
  • 2.July 2011 Policy Update
    PI-GRO advocacy updates for July 2011 such as testimony to the National Council on Disability, co-sponsorship of a briefing for Older Adults Mental Health Week, and the first follow-up meeting to the Advocacy Against Sexualization Summit.
    Web Page (July 2011)
  • 3.Public Interest Advocacy News--Winter 2009
    News on the PI-GRO staff, upcoming legislation, and other issues related to aging, disability, and ethnic minorities.
    Web Page (November 2009)
  • 4.APA Advocacy Issues
    APA's Government Relations offices work on issues such as aging; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender concerns; disability; peer review; trauma, violence and abuse; veterans and military issues; and children and the media.
    Web Page
  • 5.PI-GRO Health Reform Overview — March 2010
    The landmark health care reform reflects over a year of tireless advocacy by the APA Public Interest, Education, and Science Government Relations Offices; Executive Office; and several coalitions. These efforts included drafting and reviewing legislative language; meetings and correspondence with key members of Congress and their staff, the White House, and the Executive Branch agencies; and grassroots advocacy by APA and coalition members (e.g., advocacy trainings, constituent visits on Capitol Hill, action alerts).
    Web Page (March 2010)
  • 6.Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award
    This award recognizes an APA member who has had a scientific, professional, educational, mentoring, leadership or political impact on the lives of and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in society.
    Scholarship/Grant/Award
  • 7.Senate Committee Approves UN Disability Treaty
    Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities now awaits floor vote.
    Web Page (July 2014)
  • 8.Rehabilitation Psychology (Division 22)
    Rehabilitation Psychology (APA Division 22) is interested in the psychological aspects of disability and rehabilitation, educating the public on issues related to disability and rehabilitation, and developing high standards and practices for rehabilitation psychologists.
    Web Page
  • 9.PI-GRO Applauds the Enactment of Rosa's Law
    Rosa's Law (S. 2781) changed references in federal law from “mentally retarded individual” to an “individual with an intellectual disability.”
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 10.APA Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    PI-GRO has worked with our colleagues in the disability and education communities to advocate for a free appropriate education for individuals with disabilities.
    Web Page (January 2011)
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