Take Action on Legislative Issues Affecting People with Disabilities
Easter Seals assists members of Congress and their staff, White House and federal agency officials, and representatives of other national interests -- as well as citizens like you -- to understand and act in support of policies and programs that help people with disabilities to live with equality, dignity and independence.
Easter Seals' legislative efforts focus on health care, early intervention, child care, education, employment, housing, supports for older Americans, recreation, assistive technology, transportation, and nonprofit organization operations.
With your help today, you can ensure important measures around health, education, employment, transportation and other services are available for those who need them most.
Stop Congress from Eliminating Health Care Coverage for Millions of People with Disabilities. Act now.
Easterseals is meeting with representatives in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the evolving needs of people with disabilities and families in our community. Now we need you to help amplify a single message: Access to healthcare for millions of Americans, especially people with disabilities, must be protected.
Policy decisions that impact people with disabilities, veterans and caregivers must be informed by the needs of these populations. Join our email list to receive alerts about advocacy issues and lend your voice to what is happening both nationally and in your area.
The Easterseals State of Disability Equity and Access Report highlights current research on equity and inclusion for 61+ million individuals in the United States with disabilities, including transportation, employment, education, and healthcare. The report is designed to...
Easterseals is proud to be an organization that advocates for societal and systemic equality for all people, no matter what ability or racial background. One in four Americans today are living with disability, and of those, one in four are Black Americans.
Easterseals has been active in public policy advocacy since our found, Edgar Allen, lobbied the Ohio Legislature to fund appropriate services for children with disabilities in the 1920s. We continue to actively support and promote federal legislation that helps people with disabilities achieve independence.
Easterseals is dedicated to ensuring that the rights and resources that people with disabilities rely on are protected and expanded. To achieve that goal, we focus our efforts to protect, renew and expand access to effective services and supports for individuals with disabilities, older adults, and veterans to help them reach their potential and thrive in their communities.
Among the many changes the new administration made in its first week was to make a commitment to ensure its site is accessible to all Americans. They are asking for input from the public, especially people with disabilities.