Rebecca Kasen, advocacy director at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in New Jersey discusses what the month of March as Developmental Disability Awareness Month means to them and the many programs available to assist people. CAU assists with housing, life skills, employment, money management, socialization, civic activities, and so much more.
Rebecca Kasen is the Director Of Advocacy at Community Access Unlimited. She has lead national, state, and local policy initiatives. Some examples include response to Attorney General’s policing reforms, encouraging members and partners to comment on Social Security’s proposed rule changes and drafting proposed legislation to ensure access to assistive technology. She has advised multiple teams of self-advocates on community-based advocacy efforts.