Coalition Vision and Mission

We believe that all children should grow up in families, and with the right supports this can happen for all children with disabilities. 

Coalition Position Statement

We believe that all children should and can grow up in families. The Coalition represents a large group of advocates, individuals with disabilities, families, and organizations dedicated to ensuring that children with disabilities have the opportunity for family life. Click the image to read our full position statement.


coalition public comments 

Click the links below to view public comments submitted by the Imagine Different Coalition:


Coalition Action Memo

The PA Department of Human Services can apply its policies, practices, and funding resources to assure family life for children (0-21) with developmental disabilities currently living in or at risk of placement in institutions and other forms of congregate care. Click the image to read the full action memorandum

Read the Executive Summary Here.