Public Policy

The public policy committee keeps the organization informed about and involved in the public policies and analyzes pressing policy issues related to laws and regulations, communicates key findings and program performance results, and makes recommendations to the organization for appropriate actions in the form of strategies to ensure quality outcomes.

  • Members participate on public and private advisory councils and groups.
  • Members attend public meetings, hearings and forums.
  • Members meet with representatives of the state legislature, agencies and organizations to discuss early intervention issues.
  • IDA sponsors workshops, public forums, position statements and letter writing
  • How to contact your US President and Vice President:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/
    Send questions, comments, concerns, or well-wishes to the President or his staff.

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