July 14, 2021

State Budget Update: I/DD Legislative Wrap Up Report

The Legislature adjourned on June 30th at 4:54pm after having enacted a .8B budget including a significant tax cut. Here are a few legislative wins for our IDD community...

State Budget Summary
The budget includes  million specifically for provid...

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April 7, 2021

Resources for caregivers raising children with disabilities - DAMES Charities Inc.

We at AAPPD love to share new resources and community groups as we are made aware of them - DAMES Charities Inc. (you may know them as the Differently Abled Mothers Empowerment Society) has been around for several years in Arizona, but just launched a ...

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October 22, 2020

AZ Voter Resources for the 2020 General Election

AAPPD Members - 

The 2020 General Election is right around the corner!

Remember, the candidates you vote for on all levels of the ballot – presidential, Congressional, state and local - will decide on policies that affect the I/DD community in the fu...

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October 16, 2020

An Update from the Sexual Violence & I/DD Response Collaborative

An update from the Sexual Violence & I/DD Response Collaborative:

As this year’s legislative session came to an unexpected close, the legislation we were tracking died. That doesn’t mean, however, that we stopped working. Sexual assault survivors, peo...

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October 12, 2020

Your vote counts! Know what is on your ballot.

The General Election is less than one month away, make sure your voice is heard by voting this November!

It is very important that you are prepared as you fill out your ballot for the upcoming election. The candidates that you will vote for on all level...

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October 8, 2020

Early Ballots have been mailed - Create a voting plan!

As of 10/7, early ballots in Arizona have been mailed!

As voting begins in Arizona, it is important to have a voting plan to ensure your voting experience goes smoothly and your ballot is counted.

We put together the material below to help you create y...

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October 5, 2020

AZ Voter Registration Deadline - REVISED 10/15/20

On 10/5 in a ruling that came hours before Arizona's voter registration deadline, a federal judge ruled to extend Arizona's voter registration deadline to 10/23; however, there has been a subsequent court ruling that will end voter registration tomorrow,...

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September 30, 2020

DSP Recognition Month

Fellow AAPPD Members, 

Let's all remember to recognize and showcase our amazing Direct Support Professionals this month! 

This year marks the 17th year of Arizona's Direct Support Professional Appreciation Day. Citizens across the state are recognizing t...

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September 22, 2020

AZ Voting Resources: It's National Voter Registration Day!

Today is National Voter Registration Day. We wanted to share some information regarding the upcoming General Election that we hope you will find helpful.

The deadline to register to vote in Arizona for the 2020 General Election is October 5th - if you...

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March 25, 2020

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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