Advocacy

The ITEM Coalition engages in education and advocacy campaigns to eliminate barriers to access to assistive devices, technologies, and related services and to build support for legislative and regulatory changes to address these issues. Engaging in both direct lobbying and grassroots activism ITEM Coalition, a consumer-lead organization, helps people with disabilities and chronic conditions maintain independence and live a healthier life.

The ITEM Coalition steering committee, in coordination with member organizations, regularly submits comments and position statements to the Administration and Congress.

Please see following pages for past ITEM Coalition advocacy efforts, including letters, position statements, and events.