Mr. Connolly Has ALS Screens on Capitol Hill

On Monday, July 17, 2017, Dan Habib traveled to Washington, DC to screen his film Mr. Connolly Has ALS at an event hosted by New Hampshire Congresswoman Annie Kuster along with New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan and Washington Senator Patty Murray (not in attendance). The event also included a panel discussion of the role of Medicaid funding to support inclusive K-12 education for students with disabilities. Last year, New Hampshire schools received $29 million in Medicaid funding.

Dan Habib Screens "Mr. Connolly Has ALS" at a Washington, DC Event Hosted by NH Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Sen. Maggie Hassan

On Monday, July 17, 2017 Dan Habib travelled to Washington, DC to screen his film Mr. Connolly Has ALS at an event hosted by New Hampshire Congresswoman Annie Kuster along with New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan and Washington Senator Patty Murray (not in attendance). The event also included a panel discussion of the role of Medicaid funding to support inclusive K-12 education for students with disabilities. Last year, New Hampshire schools received $29 million in Medicaid funding.

Fourth Annual NH Leadership Series & ABLE NH Charity Golf Classic

Mark your calendars for Friday, September 22nd for the 4th Annual Golf Tourney! 

Location: Windham Country Club, 1 Country Club Rd, Windham, NH 

Time: Registration: 12:30 pm | Start: 1:30 pm 

Format: Scramble with lunch and dinner 

This fun event was started by family and friends of people who have disabilities. As graduates of the NH Leadership Series and members of ABLE NH, we are working to provide training and create support for full lives in the community for ALL! 

Updates from ABLE NH

ABLE NH, Advocates Building Lasting Equality is a small but growing grassroots organization. ABLE has continued to make a difference in the lives of people who happen to experience different abilities. Recent ABLE highlights include:  

The Institute on Disability's Consumer Advisory Council

Behind the scenes, working on issues they feel are important to the IOD, is a not often heard of group called the IOD Consumer Advisory Council (CAC). Comprised of persons who have a disability and family members, this group meets 4 times per year and works on advising the IOD on projects, giving their input on anything from grant submissions to the IOD’s Strategic Plan. Their input is greatly valued by the IOD. Says Linda Bimbo, Acting Director of the IOD, "Our focus is to advance policy and practice for and with people with disabilities, their families and communities.