Congressional Visits and Hill Day

Congressional Visits and Hill Day: June 27, 2017

The Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR), the Habilitation Benefits Coalition (HAB), and the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (ITEM) Coalition are sponsoring a Congressional Briefing on The Value of Rehabilitation and Habilitation Services and Devices in America’s Healthcare System.

  • What: Congressional Briefing on the Value of Rehabilitation and Habilitation
  • When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room SD-106

Congressional Briefing Contents

  • Remarks from Congressional Speakers on the Importance of Rehabilitation and Habilitation for Those with Injuries, Illnesses, Disabilities and Chronic Conditions
  • The Impact of Rehabilitation and Habilitation Services and Therapies
  • The Impact of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and other Assistive Devices
  • Rehabilitation’s Impact on Injured Military and Veterans
  • Personal Testimonials of Injury, Habilitation, Rehabilitation, and Recovery

Sponsoring Organizations 

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Association on Health and Disability
  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association
  • American Music Therapy Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • American Therapeutic Recreation Association
  • Amputee Coalition
  • The Arc of the United States
  • ACCSES
  • Brain Injury Association of America
  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
  • National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • United Spinal Association
  • Endorsing Organizations
  • Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • American Cochlear Implant Alliance
  • American Foundation for the Blind
  • American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
  • American Network of Community Options and Resources
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • Assistive Technology Industry Association
  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities
  • Autism Speaks
  • Caregiver Action Network
  • Center for Medicare Advocacy
  • Clinician Task Force
  • Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
  • Easterseals
  • Falling Forward Foundation
  • Family Voices
  • Hearing Loss Association of America
  • The Institute for Matching Person & Technology
  • Lakeshore Foundation
  • The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
  • The Myositis Association
  • National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
  • National Association for Rural Mental Health
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
  • National Council on Independent Living
  • National Disability Rights Network
  • National Rehabilitation Association
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
  • The Simon Foundation for Continence
  • Spina Bifida Association
  • TASH
  • Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation
  • Unite 2 Fight Paralysis
  • United Cerebral Palsy
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