The new lobbying group, Advocates for Invisible Kansans, intends to expose lawmakers to a slice of the lives of Kansans with developmental disabilities and their families.
|Matt Fletcher, associate director of InterHab, shows the |
poster for the new Advocates for Invisible Kansans campaign.
The advocacy group wants to ward off budget cuts to the state's I/DD system, raise the reimbursement rates for service providers and reaffirm 1995 state legislation that gave local service providers oversight over the system.
"I think a lot of the people in government are kind of insulation," said Connie Warkins with Advocates for Invisible Kansans. "If they could actually see of live with someone it might make a difference."
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