Advocate for change
Become an advocate. Become a hero.
Lend your voice to our initiatives and you can make a real difference for people living with paralysis, as well as their families and caregivers.
An idea begins with an individual and they share the idea with more individuals. Eventually it becomes a movement.
In less than five minutes you can take meaningful actions and help bring about positive change.
You can influence powerful policymakers and legislators through tools you use everyday, like email and your favorite social media. Join us and make a difference right now.
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Parents: Know Your Rights
The Reeve Foundation and National Council on Disability joined forces to create a “Know Your Rights” toolkit for parents living with disabilities. From child welfare to family law, the booklet covers a wealth of issues and resources on parental rights.
Advocacy from our blog
Tell Congress NOT to Weaken the ADA
July 26 marks the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Despite two and a half decades of success, Congress has repeatedly introduced legislation that would chip away at the rights afforded by the ADA.>Take action
Support Rehabilitation Research at NIH
Congress is considering a bill that will help coordinate and enhance the rehabilitation research conducted at the National Institutes of Health, ultimately advancing our goal of maximizing health, function, and independent living through rehabilitation.>Take action
Protect Access to Wheelchairs and Components
Complex Rehab Technology refers to the individually configured wheelchairs and components people with paralysis need for daily life. We are working to preserve and enhance access to this crucial equipment.>Take action
We focus on critical initiatives to ensure important issues for individuals affected by paralysis remain a priority.
We have been fortunate to have the support of congressional leaders to champion the rights of our community.
Learn more about the ADA, Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, and other Reeve Foundation advocacy initiatives.
Our policies must support families and keep them together whenever possible.
Understand the issues that impact health care coverage and rehabilitation.
Learn more about competitive bidding and Complex Rehabilitation Technology, two key issues affecting our community today.