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What policies will you propose to address the opioid crisis without eliminating pain management options for those who live with chronic pain?

The policy can be amended to help those with Chronic pain.

Would your proposed policies account for the needs of some individuals to utilize both medical marijuana and pain medication in different facets of their treatment? If so, how?

if the doctors are recommending that treatment , yes.

What changes will you make to ensure that people who require pain management services can access and receive services that center their individualized needs?

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Do you plan to address the disparity in equitable pain management treatment experienced by those in the Black, Indigenous and People of Color or multiply marginalized communities? If so, how?

I do not believe there is disparity

What policies would you implement to ensure people with disabilities receive comprehensive, high quality, and equitable mental health services and insurance coverage?

I am not an expert in this field but willing to listen to your suggestions.

Share your thoughts on co-responder programs (mental health & law enforcement joint response to mental health crises).

We definitely need to do more for people with mental health issues.

How would you work to eliminate the disproportionate connection between being disabled and becoming entangled in the criminal justice system as opposed to being given necessary and equitable mental health treatment?

This is a very difficult because if patients do not want to receive treatment they can not be obligated. We need to look at all our policies and find better solutions.

In your opinion, what can be done to identify and mitigate disability bias in the treatment of mental health? How would you work to address this?

I do not have much knowledge on this issue but would like to learn.

What policies would you propose to encourage public investment in improving accessibility and implementing universal design?

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What policies or incentives will you promote to encourage private business owners to make their buildings accessible?

tax incentives

How can housing data be utilized to better account for the needs of people with disabilities and to promote increasingly accessible living spaces?

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What policies would you implement to provide people with disabilities with equitable access to upward economic opportunity?


What changes to the current social safety net would you propose to implement a more all-encompassing framework that allows people with disabilities to receive needed services that are not currently covered by private or employer-based insurance, such as personal care and other uncovered assistance they may require, while not limiting the ability to pursue economic opportunity? If so, how?

people with disabilities must be taken care of because they cannot take care of themselves. I welcome your ideas.

How would you work to promote and incentivize equal opportunity for those with disabilities in employment?

We could implement internships were government pays part of the salary.

How would you propose to address the barriers that unequitable access to transportation create to economic opportunity for those with disabilities?

I am from Miami the public transportation here is minimal. We do have a very good program STS for the elderly and people with disabilities. It is important to find better transportation oportunities

What policies will you propose to better protect the rights of parents with disabilities and to ensure they have needed supports?

Parents rights are very important and most always be taken into account.

Research shows that removing a child from their parents should only be used as a last resort. How might you work to ensure this standard is adhered to equally when parents with disabilities are involved and adaptation isn’t conflated with neglect or abuse?

removing a child should always be the last resort. I am interested in having boarding schools that could help? I am always available to listen to your suggestions.

What policies would you propose to further address bias against parents with disabilities among child protection workers?

Education is always a good start.

When support is needed to guarantee that individuals with disabilities can exercise their parental rights, how will your policies ensure such supports are easily accessible to the family?

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What policies do you propose to protect the reproductive rights of people with disabilities?

I am pro life.