Virtual Conference Survey
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VeDA advocates for the vestibular community to increase awareness about vestibular disorders, while implementing programs to reduce diagnosis times and improve treatment effectiveness, thereby improving the quality of life for vestibular patients. You can make an impact by joining our Community of Support.
VeDA advocates for the vestibular community to increase awareness about vestibular disorders, while implementing programs to reduce diagnosis times and improve treatment effectiveness, thereby improving the quality of life for vestibular patients.
Don’t forget to contact us and tell us how you are helping to raise awareness about vestibular disorders!
Advocacy encompasses a wide range of activities that influence decision makers. Advocacy may include traditional activities such as lobbying, and public education. It can also include relationship building, forming networks, and raising awareness through public commentary.
To influence the legislative debate on issues of importance to you, establish a relationship with your Members of Congress and their staffs by introducing yourself, VeDA, and vestibular issues through letters, e-mails, and meetings.
Vestibular disorders are widely misunderstood by legislators. These are the people who make decisions about your healthcare, research funding, and insurance coverage. As a citizen and constituent, you have a right to communicate your thoughts and ideas to legislators, federal officials, and the White House. If you want to see action taken to increase federal funding for vestibular research, better insurance coverage for vestibular testing and treatment, and overall improvement in healthcare policies, you need to make your voice heard – we need to make our collective voices heard.
VEDA’s goal is to reduce the time it takes for vestibular patients to receive an accurate diagnosis and improve their treatment outcomes. To achieve these goals, we must: