More than ever, our kids are going to need us to step up our game in lobbying and advocacy and help them. Here are 5 reasons why every special needs parent must make a commitment to doing more lobbying and advocacy in the coming year. Everything our kids do will be under attack . Every service we rely on–from medical assistance to public education, everything is going to be under attack in the coming administration. The GOP controlled Congress has its eyes on all kinds of cuts in education and more. We are going to have to stay informed and stay vigilant about what is happening. We are going to be competing with just about every other cause out there for our legislators’ attention . As it is, concerned citizens are crashing phone systems at their legislators’ offices and crashing websites with emails all over the nation. Every cause–education, the environment, animal rights, women’s rights, immigration, health care…you name it, it’s vulnerable. People everywhere are getting mobi
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