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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
 
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Letter from the CCD LTSS, Health, and Rights Task Force to the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration, and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. CCD members represent a broad range of stakeholders – people with disabilities and their families, older adults, disability service providers and workers, healthcare professionals, and state systems that provide disability services – who advocate on behalf of adults and children with all types of disabilities, including people with physical, intellectual, developmental, and mental health disabilities, chronic health conditions, and older adults.
(November 20,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD comments on OPM NPRM on ALJ hiring
These comments are submitted by the undersigned cochairs of the Social Security Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD). CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. Since 1973, CCD has advocated on behalf of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities and their families.
(November 18,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
CCD Education Task Force: Keeping All Students Safe Act letter of support
On behalf of the undersigned members of the Education Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), we write in support of the Keeping All Students Safe Act (KASSA) and thank you for your leadership in introducing a bill designed to protect the safety of children in our schools today.
(November 16,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Request for Information on Proposed Transfer of Ticket to Work Program Comments
The undersigned co-chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Employment and Training and Social Security Task Forces write in response to the Department of Labor (DOL) Request for Information (RFI) referenced above. The CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(November 13,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
CCD Education Task Force Comments on Rulemaking and Guidance Rule
The Co-chairs of the Education Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) are writing to strongly oppose the Department’s Interim Final Rule on Rule Making and Guidance Procedures as published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2020 to implement the Executive order entitled ‘‘Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents,’’ issued on Oct. 9, 2019. The Education Task Force monitors federal legislation and regulations that address the educational needs of children with disabilities and their families, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs.
(November 3,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Request for Proposals / Proposals for Anti-Racism Consultant for CCD
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is initiating a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms to lend professional expertise in the area of anti-racism, racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Proposals are due on December 2, 2020. Please share this proposal with any consultants you think would be a good fit for CCD's efforts.
(November 2,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Long Term Services and Supports Task Force
CCD LTSS TF: Comments on CMS Interim Final Rule on COVID19 testing
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. The
(November 2,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
SSTF Comments on SSA Waiver Rule
These comments are submitted by the undersigned members of the Social Security Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD). CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. Since 1973, CCD has advocated on behalf of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities and their families.
(October 26,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
CCD Vaccine Allocation Principles October 2020
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. The COVID-19 pandemic has required our health systems to prepare for and consider the implications of allocation of scarce medical resources in a number of contexts, and the same remains true regarding allocation of a potential coronavirus vaccine.
(October 23,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
CCD Comments to CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Thank you for the opportunity to provide public comment for the October 2020 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(October 23,  2020) - Download [ WORD ]
Long Term Services and Supports Task Force
Joint CCD LTSS Task Force and Disability and Aging Collaborative Letter to CMS regarding Appendix Ks and retainer payments
The undersigned member organizations of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), Disability and Aging Collaborative (DAC), and other state organizations write to raise some concerns about flexibilities that have been vital to state systems in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to encourage you to make allowances for them to continue.
(October 23,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD Allies Letter to COSS about restarting CDRs
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) and allies understand that the Social Security Administration (SSA) has re-started its Continuing Disability Review (CDR) workload and would like to share some ideas and recommendations with you so that CDRs are conducted efficiently and with appropriate regard for the rights and needs of beneficiaries. CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(October 23,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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