On October 28, The Collaboration to Promote Self Determination issued a statement on the budget agreement reached this week and scheduled to go to the House floor soon. In her comments, CPSD Co-Founder Madeleine Will said, “While we know more should be done in the long-term to modernize both Social Security Insurance (SSI) and SSDI, we see Congress’ efforts this week as a tremendous first-step in avoiding a scattershot approach to updating systems. It is especially critical that young people with disabilities who are better prepared and more eager to become employed than ever before have an opportunity to achieve as much economic freedom as possible.”

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