Public Policy

Resources to Support Improvements in Public Policymaking

The Future of Children: Princeton-Brookings: Defining the Challenge and Opportunities for Children in Managed Health Care: An article from a parent about the challenges of managed health care to support the needs of his son with a medically fragile condition. Carolyn Gleason, Jonathan A. Finkelstein.

How to Find Your Legislators provides biographical and voting (how they voted) information for federal (Congress) state and local elected officials.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices:  This website will help you find information about the medications you are on and allow you to help report and prevent drug-related errors.

National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs CSHC Data–the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) provides an in-depth statistical view at the health and functional status of children with special health care needs in the U.S., and by state.

National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs–the New York State snapshot of statistics described above.

President Obama’s Agenda for Disabilities in the White House is a detailed view of the President’s principles and policies on improving life and resources for people with disabilities of all types.