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Two Family Surveys Need your Input
Two surveys are currently available for families to complete about their experiences raising a child with disabilities. One is a short survey from Family Voices asking about experiences accessing insurance and health care (available at http://svy.mk/2jIP4sQ ENGLISH and http://svy.mk/2js9ZNq SPANISH) and the second survey is from the Arc of the United States that asks about family support needs (available at http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2990)

Obama White House Releases Report on Summit about African American Students with Disabilities
CFI staff member, Mauretta Copeland, and her daughter, Imanni, participated in this 2016 historical event. Read the full report here. White House Summit on African American Students with Disabilities

Virginia is for Siblings
The Center for Family Involvement, Arc of Virginia, Autism Society Central Virginia, Formed Families Forward, and NAMI Virginia have partnered together to form Virginia’s chapter of the national sibling leadership network. We need your held to populate our new website with sibling activities happening across Virginia. Visit us at http://www.vasibs.org

Virginia Affordable Care Act Update To read about Virginia’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, visit http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/bystate/va.html

Virginia’s Medicaid Waiver Redesign
For several years, the staff of the Center for Family Involvement have been involved with Virginia’s My Life My Community efforts to redesign services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in communities. For the latest information, please visit http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/individuals-and-families/developmental-disabilities/my-life-my-community

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