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Spread the Word - "Real Lives" Bill

The Real Lives Bill will make a "real" difference to individuals and families. Please get the message to members of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

The "Real Lives" bill will help transform the process in which developmental services are funded and delivered. Individuals will be able to decide how to spend their allocated dollars on services and supports they need, such as assitive technology, modifications, therapies and professional, residential and employment services and supports.

This bill is supported by:
  • Mass Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Mass Families Organizing for Change
  • Mass Advocates Standing Strong
  • Advocates for Autism of Mass
  • Disability Law Center
  • Mass Down Syndrome Congress
  • Mass Network of Sibling Support
  • Federation for Children with Special Needs
  • The Arc of Mass *

* For more information, click on The Arc logo at the bottom of the page.

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