The Issues

We urge you to learn more about the issues and advocate for legislation that will ensure the wonderful people we serve are supported in leading fulfilling lives.


As a friend of Laura Baker Services Association, there are a number of ways you can show your support.

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Personal Advocacy Resources

Although Laura Baker Services Association’s advocacy efforts are focused at the policy level, we understand that many families are wrestling with personal advocacy issues. If you are seeking personal advocacy resources, please view our list of helpful resource recommendations.

Blog: In Community

The Power of Community

August 21, 2017

In America, we receive constant messages that each person can do it all, be it all, do it all on their own. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities challenge that notion. Sometimes, they challenge it based on their need for our suppor… more

Housing and Ethical Governance

July 18, 2017

Affordable housing is under attack. It won’t get better until we as citizens demand that those who govern address this critical need in practical and creative ways. We need to prioritize and demand housing solutions in the same way that we are d… more

Understanding the Safety Net

May 31, 2017

Poverty in America. It’s a charged issue. Opinions about how and why people end up impoverished run a wide gamut. Those opinions greatly impact public policy designed to create a safety net for people. For as long as I can remember, we’ve d… more

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