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#WeAreEssential: Tell Congress to Include the Paralysis Community in COVID-19 Relief Bills

We are asking you to reach out to your Senator and urge them to act NOW and include the specific needs of the paralysis community in the final version of a COVID-19 related relief bill. People with paralysis and those who support them are being left behind!

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Advocacy from our blog

Advocacy priorities

>Policy Priorities

Legislative, regulatory, and scientific advancements must be complemented by sound public policy and advocacy.

>Civil Rights and ADA

Learn more about the ADA, Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, and other Reeve Foundation advocacy initiatives.

>Health care coverage and rehabilitation

Understand the issues that impact health care coverage and rehabilitation.

>Wheelchairs and equipment

Learn more about competitive bidding and Complex Rehabilitation Technology, two key issues affecting our community today.

>Be an advocate

Lend your voice to our initiatives and make a difference for people living with paralysis, their families and caregivers.

>President's budget eliminates PRC funding: Act now!

We must band together to ensure that Congress restores and protects all future funding!

Advocacy Achievements

Over 20 years of paralysis advocacy

>See what’s been achieved so far

This project was supported, in part, by grant number 90PRRC0002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.