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Reflections on the APSE National Conference & Why This Year's Should Not be Missed

By Susan Rinne President, APSE Board of Directors I am so excited to see you all in Philly in just a few short months. It seems every year the offerings…

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Thoughts on the National Conference

When I came into this role as APSE’s Executive Director in January, it was inconceivable to me that we would be putting on the national conference in just six months….

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APSE's public testimony to the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

On Friday January 23rd, Executive Director Allison Wohl, provided APSE’s public testimony to the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.   This was APSE’s testimony:…

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Are you #ABLEAct Ready?

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ALERT: Continuation of Services During HCBS Rule Implementation

State Officials, Providers, and Disability and Aging Groups Issue Joint Statement Praising CMS’ Clarification About Continuity of Services During Implementation of its Home and Community Based Services Rule January 15,…

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APSE Applauds Introduction of TIME Act of 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   APSE Applauds Introduction of Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act of 2015   Rockville, Maryland (January 9, 2015): APSE applauds Mr. Harper’s leadership in…

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10 Things You Need to Know about ABLE Accounts

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What the election means for Employment First

The 2014 Midterm Elections are over and APSE would like to provide our members, and others in the disability advocacy community, with information about the results and the importance of building…

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Employment Resources for Veterans with Disabilities

Today, we would like to thank all past, present, and future servicemen and women for their service to our country. In recognition of Veterans Day, APSE would like to provide…

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Happy NDEAM from Iowa APSE!

Iowa APSE’s Legislative Efforts! Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month from Iowa APSE! Iowa APSE continues to be a leader in Iowa’s Employment 1st initiative and recently wrapped up our…

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Finding Your Legislators on Twitter!

Did you know your legislators use social media too? There are many different communication strategies that you can use as an APSE leader. Choosing the most effective strategy or strategies…

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New Bipartisan Poll Shows Voters with Disabilities Influence in Elections

Battleground Poll: Will America’s 56 Million Citizens with Disabilities Swing the Elections? A new poll recently published shows that candidates in tight election races should be supporting the CRPD and other…

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Alert: Reid's NCD Appointee Supports Subminimum Wages & Segregation!

APSE is concerned that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has appointed Bob Brown to the National Council on Disability (NCD). Mr. Brown is a strong supporter of subminimum wages and…

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Employment First Policy approved by the MN Olmstead Sub-Cabinet

Press Release: Employment First Policy approved by the MN Olmstead Sub-Cabinet It is with great pleasure that MN APSE announces the approval of an Employment First Policy by the MN…

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APSE's Voice – Final Rules on Minimum Wage

They Listened to Us! On Wednesday, the Labor Department announced the final rule raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers. As many APSE members know, APSE strongly advocated for…

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