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Public Policy

The Council’s goal is to contribute to improvements in federal and state policy that governs programs and services for citizens with developmental disabilities. The Council engages in a variety of activities and partnerships to inform policymaking, based on principles of the Developmental Disabilities Act and the experiences of Tennesseans with disabilities and their families.

state legislator jeff yarbro meeting with council public policy director lauren pearcy and council member clancey hopper, who is a young woman with a disability