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    Washington Post Transformers Summit, Part 1

    Science, business, and technology pioneers gathered at the Washington Post Transformers Summit to discuss advances that were driving dramatic change in fields such as artificial…

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    Small Business and Employees with Developmental Disabilities

    The House Small Business Committee held a hearing to consider the role small businesses play in employing people with disabilities and disorders, and heard about the experiences of those…

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    Public Accommodation Laws for the Disabled

    A House subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on proposed changes to the American With Disabilities Act to address the issue of lawsuits against retail stores, rental…

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    Special Education Funding

    Christina Samuels talked about federal funding for special education programs as new data shows the number of students in such programs is rising. This program was part of C-SPAN’s…

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    Talent on the Table

    Talent on the Table was one of the second-prize high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Taylor Millican,…

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    Disability Insurance Benefits

    Senator Tom Cotton talked about disability insurance benefits and changes that might improve the program. Following his remarks, panelists discussed recommendations for lawmakers.

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    Book Discussion on Enabling Acts

    Lennard Davis talked about his book, Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest U.S. Minority Its Rights, about the impact of the Americans…

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    Presidential Remarks on the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act

    President Obama spoke at a reception to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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    Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace

    Roger DeRose and Andrew Houtenville talked about a new survey of Americans with disabilities, their ability to work, and the challenges they face in the workplace.

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    President Obama Welcomes Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama, Veterans Secretary McDonald, and Vice President Biden welcomed participants of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the White House. The cycling event…

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    Brain Mapping Panel

    Innovator and philanthropist Mick Ebeling talked about brain mapping science. He discussed his inspiration for starting the non-profit organization Not Impossible Labs and showed a…

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    Senator Harkin on Disabled Persons Treaty

    Senator Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) asked for adoption of an international disabled persons treaty. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) objected because…

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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 2

    Law and disabilities experts testified before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 

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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 1

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. He urged senators to ratify the treaty and pledged to work with lawmakers…

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    Rising Cost of Social Security Disability

    Panelists talked about the number of Americans claiming Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits, and the programs' financial solvency. In their…

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    Social Security Disability Insurance

    Tad DeHaven talked about the Cato Institute report “The Rising Costs of Social Security Disability Insurance,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Disabilities Treaty

    Emily Cadei was interviewed via Skype about the failure of the Senate vote on ratifying the United Nations disabilities treaty.

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    Senate Debate on United Nations Disabilities Treaty

    Senators debated a United Nations treaty on disabilities.

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    Book Discussion on Until Tuesday

    Luis Carlos Montalván talked about his book, Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. Mr. Montalván served in the U.S. Army for 17 years until he…

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    Government 2.0 Expo

    Several interviews were shown from the GOV 2.0 Expo. Jeffrey Carr is the chief executive officer of Greylogic, a firm that investigates cyber-conflicts. He discussed how secure…

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