AAPM&R Signs on FY 2013 Senate Appropriations Letter

​April 12, 2012

Your Academy's commitment to enabling and empowering individuals with disabilities to live, function, and work in the mainstream of American society, was underscored in a sign-on letter through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Coalition ("DRRC") to Senators Tom Harkin, Chair, and Richard C. Shelby Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations' Subcomittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. The letter urged the leaders to consider including in the FY 2013 appropriations bill significant increased investment in disability and rehabilitation research (including capacity building and knowledge translation) across a number of federal agencies.