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Here's what you'll find on the pages in our Web site:

The What's New & Urgent? page contains all of the entries that have been posted in the left column.

Our Stories are powerful! View some great videos.

Visit our In the Media page to learn what's being said about NOEWAIT.

The Resources page has links to Web sites and documents like our Annual Report, newsletters, brochures, and Powerpoint presentations.

Visit our About Waitlists page to find out how waitlists affect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Visit Our Plan page to learn how NOEWAIT is taking action on waitlists and what you can do to help.

Please Donate to help the cause.

Want to join our organization or contact us? Please visit our Join/Contact Us page.

Our Plan

NOEWAIT has developed a comprehensive plan for addressing the Waitlist problem that includes the following activities:

Grass-roots coalition building
Purpose: Increase and activate membership

Policy research, review & development
Purpose: Identify best-practices, develop our position statements

Public Relations & Communications
Purpose: Establish and disseminate our message to all stakeholders through all forms of media.

Stakeholder Education
Purpose:  Develop and implement methods to educate legislators, affected families, other organizations, and others through public forums, etc.

Fundraising
Purpose:  Raise individual, grant, and sponsor donations to fund our efforts.

Public Policy Action
Purpose:  Deliver our proposed policies to legislators and government departments with policy decision-making authority.

Wait List Data Collection for Every State
Purpose: To completely identify the scope of the waitlist problem nationwide

Reports on our progress in these key areas will be published on our website as we go along.