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Capitol Correspondence - 10.30.17

Self-Advocate Testifies in Congress about Funding Down Syndrome Research

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Frank Stephens, a self-advocate with Down Syndrome, was a key witness last week speaking at a hearing before the House Appropriations Committee about the importance of funding Down Syndrome research and its links to other health care breakthroughs.  Stephens was a key speaker at ANCOR’s Medicaid rally on June 6.  Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) also testified about their experiences being parents to children with Down Syndrome. To watch the full hearing click here