Legislative Advocacy

  • Talk to your legislator about disability issues 
  • Write letters to legislators about important disability issues 
  • Meet with legislators—bring your child with a disability 
  • Have an elevator speech when articulating your concern 
  • Call your legislators to declare your interest in certain bills 
  • Ask your legislator to sponsor certain bills 
  • Explain to your legislator about disability issues  
  • Attend hearings to testify about your concerns 
    Use social media (e.g., twitter, Facebook) to communicate your concerns to legislators 
  • After meeting with your legislator, write a follow-up, thank you letter to your legislator