Please remember to call in today at 2-3pm ET for the last quarterly policy call of 2018! If you have questions for Donna or Erin, please email them ahead of time to 

*Please note that this meeting unfortunately conflicts with the second webinar in the ACL/CMS HCBS Settings Rule series. We encourage you to have assign a staff person to log in to webinar Promising State Strategies for Working with Providers to Meet the HCBS Settings Criteria & Promote Optimal Community Integration,  2:00 – 3:30pm ET, register here. If you do not have staff available for both the webinar and call, the slide decks for the webinar and a recording of the policy call will be made available.

NACDD Quarterly Public Policy Call

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00pm Eastern

Call-in number: 800-832-0736

Passcode: 6261788




1.    Welcome from Donna Meltzer, CEO, NACDD 

2.    How themes from 2018 election could shape policy in the 116th Congress

3.    Federal Policy Issues, Erin Prangley, NACDD Director, Policy

a.     Lame Duck Congress – what to expect in the last few weeks of the 115th Congress

b.    Update on Public Charge proposed regulation and opportunity to comment

c.     NACDD Public Policy Priorities for the 116th Congress

4.    State Spotlight – Transportation, Tamara Jackson, Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities


If you would like to hear updates about other NACDD priority issues or to submit your question ahead of time, you can contact Erin Prangley at



Erin Prangley

Director, Public Policy 

National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities

1825 K Street, NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC  20006

202.506.5813 Ext. 104 (Phone) | 202.506.5846 (Fax)