Sample Letter to the Editor

Heading with your name, address, phone number, email

Dear Editor, In response to your article, insert title here, published on date, I agree/disagree with this statement/the overall message/identify key point to support or oppose, because of insert a personal reason or statistic.

I am the parent/mother/sibling/explain relationship of a man/woman with a developmental disability who works/lives independently/receives insert type of services.

I urge your readers to learn more about this issue at this website/by writing letters to their local politicians/attending this meeting or rally.

Thank you,

Your name, title (parent, etc. or a professional title if relevant), city and state