The American Health Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628)

The American Health Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628) Background: On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), into law. The law focused on expanding health care coverage for millions …
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Issues

Issues There are a series of policy issues that directly impact individuals with disabilities and their families.   As well, policy and program issues impact providers and their ability to provide high quality care. UCP continues to monitor all the …
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The UCP Elsie S. Bellows Fund

  The UCP Elsie S. Bellows Fund   The UCP Elsie S. Bellows fund is a national program operated by UCP that provides grants for purchasing or repairing assistive-technology equipment for individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities and their families …
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Emerging Leaders 2013

Meet the Class of 2013   Kathleen Brockel Brockel, JD, is the Executive Director for UCP of Michigan. She serves on advisory boards for the Michigan Children’s Special Health Care program, Michigan Consumers for Healthcare, Wayne State University Development Disabilities …
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Our Network

Affiliate Network UCP Affiliates provide services such as housing, physical therapy, assistive technology training, early intervention services, individual and family support, social and recreational programs, community living, state and local referrals, employment, employment assistance and advocacy. If there is no …
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Priority Agenda

Priority Agenda The Arc, AAIDD, ANCOR, AUCD, NACDD, and UCP acknowledge that many vital federal laws affect our constituency. To further the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision, major programs which provide supports and …
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Funding Tips

Assistive Technology Funding Tips Get an assessment. Many funding sources require documented proof of your need for the equipment or services you are requesting. An appropriately certified professional such as a doctor or therapist can provide this. They can also …
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Resource Guide

Resource Guide: Find Help and Services in Your Community There are a myriad of disability, health and human service programs in every state and community however they are not always easy to find. Whether you need healthcare, home modifications, or financial …
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Timeline

UCP Timeline of Achievements 2010 UCP is among a select group of nonprofit organizations invited to the White House in May to discuss ways to address the unique challenges facing military families, build stronger civilian-military community ties, while engaging and …
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UCP National Talks Assistive Tech with Provail

This post was written by UCP Summer 2017 Programs and Development Intern, James O’Connor   “We try to ask ourselves: what would make this person’s life better, faster, easier?” This is what motivates Brenda Chappell, Director of Clinical Services at …
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