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YAP Submits Testimony to Senate Hearing on School to Prison Pipeline

  • 12/12/2012 10:09:00 AM
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YAP's Policy & Advocacy Center submitted written testimony to Senator Durbin's Subcommittee Hearing on the School to Prison Pipeline. The written testimony summarizes YAP's community-based approach to ending the pipeline, improving outcomes for youth, keeping schools safe and saving communities dollars. Read the report here.
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YAP Presents "Rethinking Autism"

  • 11/28/2012 10:07:00 AM
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On April 24, 2013, YAP will present a state-of-the art conference titled "Rethinking Autism" in Greenville, SC.  The day-long event includes sessions that will guide attendees to explore new and positive ways of living and working with autism and appreciating neurodiversity. Attendees will acquire a powerful new lens through which to view the experience of autism, and practical suggestions about how to provide effective, respectful accommodations and supports.
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YAP Launches Policy & Advocacy Center

  • 11/13/2012 10:06:00 AM
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November 13, 2012: YAP today launched its Policy & Advocacy Center to promote policies and influence change that create or invest greater resources in families and communities in order to reduce reliance on institutionalization. YAP works toward its mission of deinstitutionalization in three ways: Through direct service provision; by supporting adults, youth and families to become self-advocates, and through influencing public policy informed by our direct services and the voices of the peop...
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