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  • 1.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)
  • 2.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
  • 3.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
  • 4.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.
  • 5.Senate Committee Approves UN Disability Treaty
    Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities now awaits floor vote.
    Web Article (July 2014)
  • 6.Individuals with Disabilities
    Advocacy efforts address access to health care, employment protections, addressing stigma, international issues, parents with disabilities, and elementary and secondary education.
    Web Page
  • 7.Penry v. Lynaugh, 492 U.S. 302
    APA argued that mental retardation is a disability that impairs an individual's capacity to understand and control his actions, making the death penalty an inappropriate sentence.
    Amicus Brief (September 1988)
  • 8.Angela Kuemmel, PhD, ABPP, Awarded 2014 APA Presidential Citation
    Angela Kuemmel, PhD, ABPP, was awarded a Presidential Citation for her exceptional leadership of and advocacy for early career psychologists.
    Profile (January 2014)
  • 9.APA Champions Disability and LGBT Issues Around Adoption and Foster Care
    APA co-hosted a congressional briefing which focused on adoption and foster care issues for parents with disabilities, and a support letter was written to curb discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons face in becoming adoptive or foster parents.
    Web Article (June 2014)
  • 10.APA Policy and Advocacy Fellowship to Increase Psychology Doctoral Internship Financial Sustainability Through Medicaid Reimbursement
    This fellowship will provide an opportunity to work with individuals and representatives of state, provincial or territorial psychological associations (SPTA’s) to develop and implement strategies to increase the sustainability of internship programs by advocating for changes to allow for reimbursement from Medicaid for psychological services provided by doctoral psychology interns supervised by licensed psychologists.
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