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Take Action Now to Prevent Medicaid Cuts

Congress is considering a major health reform package that would result in significant cuts to Medicaid. Under the proposed “per capita cap,” federal Medicaid funding would be limited per person. These limits would tighten over time, and force states to … Continue reading

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2017 Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) Survey

The 2017 FINDS Survey is Here! The Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with The Arc, is seeking caregivers to share their perceptions on a range of life-span issues impacting individuals with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from 2017 Board Chair Edward O’Neill

Dear SLN Members and Supporters: Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that another year has passed. 2017 is a big year for the SLN, this year is our 10th Anniversary. With this year, we celebrate a decade of … Continue reading

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Seattle Met Article Highlights Sibling Experience

A recent Seattle Met article highlights the experience of siblings of people with disabilities as caregivers. Ciara, whose sister, Ellie, is autistic, wrote the article to reflect on her past and future as sibling. In the piece, Ciara quotes Katie … Continue reading

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Call for Members: SLN Diversity and Social Justice Committee

The SLN is committed to the issues of diversity and social justice. We recognize a need to devote energy and action toward these critical issues and therefore we are creating a Diversity and Social Justice Committee. We welcome all who … Continue reading

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