ABLE Board Member, Jan Larsen is currently serving on Developmental Services Quality Council
The Quality Council was established to provide leadership for consistent, systemic review and improvement of the quality of developmental disability and acquired brain disorder services provided within New Hampshire's developmental services system.
Learn more about the work of the Quality Council. Contact Jan to provide input or share your vision of quality services.
SB519 - ABLE Organizers arm families with necklaces made of chess game pawns and ABLE buttons to protest the introduction of SB519 as a means of bringing attention and support for the gambling bill. SB 519 proposed budget cuts to DHHS waitlist and other vital services. Families and individuals with Disabilities sent a strong message to the committee, we will not be "pawns in the game of politics". Click below to read testimony of Linda Quintanilha, ABLE NH Vice Chair.
ABLE's Peterborough Chapter has been successful in building power relationships with local legislators.
In a series of public meetings, ABLE members shared their stories and brought disability awareness to the community and to public officials.
On March 6th three out of four legislators from their district (in a bi partisan effort) will submit an amendment to put $1.5 million back into DD community services instead of into the rainy day fund.