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Sharing your personal perspectives on issues, policies and legislation is a very effective way to help legislators and policy makers understand how their decisions impact families of children with disabilities.  Here are some resources to help parents of children with disabilities be effective advocates on issues that affect education and services for children with disabilities.

Tips for effective advocacy.
  Telling Your Story/How to Give Public Testimony
  Tips for Visiting a State Legislator/Writing Letters to Legislators
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Click here to view a video of Marty Omoto talking about new ideas for advocacy.  He spoke on September 8, 2009 at CARE Parent Network.

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