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Friday, January 14, 2011

Action: Promoting the well-being of children with disabilities

Submitted by: Representative Ruth Jones McClendon

House District 120
"As a public servant, I work with and represent many different people, and I believe strongly in the importance of every person's contribution to society. I am therefore going to work diligently to promote the well-being of children with disabilities, so that they too can grow up to be valuable members of our state and enjoy meaningful lives. "


Jim Lawson - San Antonio said...

Representative McClendon,

Thank you for writing and expressing your support for people with disabilities. I would hate to see the Legislature balance the State budget by cutting funds that provide support for people with disabilities and funds for education. I am willing to pay additional taxes to maintain our education system as well as support services for Texans less fortunate than my family.

Jim Lawson

Patti said...

The time for the rainy Day fund is now. Although pictures of children with mental illness would not reflect their disability their needs are very real. We must support those inexpensive activities that we know work. Activities such as TIFI, CRCG, Communities in Schools and children's mental health crisis centers are basic staples for our children and truly save multiples more money than the programs cost our state. We have saved for this catastrophic time please use the rainy day fund for our children

Anonymous said...

Thank you for supporting and advocating on behalf of all Texans who have a disability. You are respected by all, no matter where they choose to receive services, State Supported Living Centers and community supports.

cynthia curtis said...

Dear Rep.McClendon,Thank you for your service and your commitment to serve all the people,especially those with special needs. You see,my daughter is one of those,whom without state funding will lose her quality of life in the community,which enables her to grow,learn,and be a part of society that she so desperately strives for every day. There are so many others like her that I hope the legislature will not forget.

Tamara Ishee said...

Thank you so much for caring about our children. They are all angels from God. My 7 year old daughter with Down sydrome is a blessing to our family. She has taught us how to find the pure joy in life! Please urge your fellow legislators to oppose cuts to critical services for our families.