The Arc of Washington State Advocates for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities - Center for Professional Responsibility

The Arc of Washington State
Advocates for the Rights of Citizens
with Developmental Disabilities

January 20, 2000

Mr. Sherwin Simmons, Chair
Commission of Multidisciplinary Practice
Center for Professional Responsibility
American Bar Association
541 North Fairbanks Court
Chicago, IL 60611-3314

Dear Mr. Simmons:

On behalf of the Arc of Washington State and its two thousand members, I would like to express our support for the consideration of multidisciplinary practices by the American Bar Association.

People with developmental disabilities and their families need a variety of services for many different reasons.  It would be very beneficial for them to access those services at one location.

We hope there is more flexibility for board certified attorneys to participate in multidisciplinary practices.

Sincerely,

Sue Elliott
Executive Director

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