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March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 RESOURCES

AAPPD is working during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support and resources to its members, as well as the entire I/DD Community.  Here is a collection of frequently asked about resources that may be helpful. Please feel free to ...

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March 4, 2020

IDD State Funding Updates - Show Your Support For SB 1552 Today

Show Your Support - SB 1552
Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled - Fund the State's Rate Rebase Study

The State’s Rate Rebase study shows that the system of services for individuals with I/DD is 0 million to 0 million underf...

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February 24, 2020

Your Help Needed: Support SB 1552, Increase Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled

SB 1552
Support Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled - Fund the State's Rate Rebase Study

The State’s Rate Rebase study shows that the system of services for individuals with I/DD is 0 million to 0 million underfunded. Pleas...

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May 31, 2019

State Budget Update - Please Help Us Thank Legislators

The Legislature adjourned on 5/28 at 12:59 a.m. after having enacted an .8B budget. 

Thank you to all who participated in our advocacy efforts this session - your time and commitment made a difference and helped back up staff efforts throughout ses...

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May 31, 2018

Thank Legislators, Governor for DD Funding Today

If you’re an AAPPD member, you’ll know from our communications that the 2018 Legislative Session wrapped up a few weeks ago and that all bills have been passed and are now signed by the Governor.  

Here is what was included in the budget related to I/DD...

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May 4, 2018

Wondering How I/DD Funding Fared in this Year's State Budget?

On Thursday night the Legislature adjourned the session for the year.  The legislature was in session for 116 days, passing out 369 bills.  The Governor has 10 days from the end of session to consider the remaining bills that have been sent to him.  So...

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October 31, 2016

AAPPD, United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Department to Hold 14(c) Compliance Training

The Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities (AAPPD) is pleased to welcome Jennifer Kihnley, Enforcement Coordinator for Child Labor, FMLA, Section 14(c), and Home Care from the Wage & Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of ...

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October 6, 2016

Meet Charis Royal - An AAPPD Volunteer!



About Me:
I am currently a dual MPH/MA student working towards becoming a physician scientist with an emphasis on bio-containment and bio-safety. I graduated in May 2015 Summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Biolo...

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September 14, 2016

Five Things I Learned at the AAPPD Conference



This year was Quantum Solutions first year attending the AAPPD conference. I was happy to be there, but also learned a few things while I was there.

 By: Christopher M. Robb, Quantum Solutions Director of Business Development

Always bring a basebal...

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July 28, 2016

Only 4 Days Left: Register to Vote in Primary Election By Aug. 1

All 90 Legislative seats are up for election/reelection every two years in Arizona.

Make sure you register to vote, so that you can cast your ballot in the primary election.

The primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 30th.  The last day to ...

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