Maine Developmental Disabilities Council

Legislative Advocacy

The systems that impact the lives of people with developmental disabilities are governed by laws and regulations. One of the best ways we can make change to these systems is at the legislative level – by educating and putting pressure on our representatives, providing data and expertise to committees, and making sure that our policymakers hear the stories of self-advocates and families.

Here are a few ways we advocate in this area:

Educating Policymakers and Supporting Legislation

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Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
526 Western Avenue  Unit 2
Augusta, ME 04330



139 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333


Phone: 207-480-1478 or toll free 833-713-2618