The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is in jeopardy and a current bill in the House of Representatives threatens to undermine the protections of the ADA.
We need all members of our Duchenne community to contact your Representative today by calling the main Capitol line at: 202-224-3121…
UPDATE - FEBRUARY 20, 2018: Despite bold outcry from disability and civil rights groups, HR 620 has passed in the House. PPMD has been in touch with Senate leadership and the path in the Senate is uncertain, but we urge our community to…
In January of 2014 we held our inaugural PAAC Leadership Workshop in Washington,DC. The day included engagement with federal policy makers, congressional staff, and research leaders. At the end of the day, a long-time colleague of mine from the FDA who had spent the entire day with us pulled me aside and said, “Wow. These men are brilliant. They have such…Continue
Remember that hot June day in 2015 when hundreds of Duchenne community members rallied together at the U.S. Capitol for PPMD’s EndDuchenne rally? That same day, our longtime Congressional champions Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the Patient Focused Impact Assessment Act (PFIA, S. 1597) — and our 200+ PPMD advocates…Continue