ERIC Number: ED204925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Lobbying for the Rights of Disabled People: Views from the Hill and from the Grass Roots.
Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church, VA.
The booklet is written to give disabled people and their families, friends, and advocates basic information on how to effectively influence legislators, policy makers, program administrators, and political parties at all levels. Section I, which takes the advocates view, contains chapters on the challenge of politics, decision making, formulation of a plan, understanding the issue, communication with the representative, the role of time and circumstances, testifying before official bodies, and practical suggestions. Section II takes a disabled advocate's view with chapters on the structure of government, ways in which issues are developed in the political process, and steps to take in influencing public policy. (SB)
National Rehabilitation Information Center, 4407 8th St., N.E., Washington, DC 20017 ($1.00 for postage and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church, VA.