Serving Parents and Children with Disabilities in the TANF Program

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Webinar | August 3, 2009

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On July 16, the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Task Force hosted a webinar that offered an overview on how the TANF program is serving families that include a person with a disability on July 16, 2009. Featured speakers included LaDonna Pavetti, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center on Law and Social Policy (CLASP). How the TANF Emergency Contingency Fund and TANF reauthorization in 2010 can improve services to parents and children with disabilities was also discussed.

Please note that the introductions were not captured on the recording. The webinar recording begins with LaDonna Pavetti providing an overview of the first page of her powerpoint presentation.

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