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    Being Heumann

    Disability rights activist Judith Heumann discussed her lifelong work to gain rights for disabled people. This was a virtual program sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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    Addressing "Difficult" Aspects of U.S. History

    A panel of scholars and museum officials discussws approaches for addressing “difficult” aspects of U.S. history. They shares ideas for how to remember and learn from topics such as lynching or…

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    Women's March on Washington

    To mark the one-year anniversary of the “Women’s March” to protest President Trump, organizers held a rally in Washington, D.C. Rallies were also held around the country to mark the date.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith Heumann opened the day’s briefing on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Elizabeth Trudeau, director of the…

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    Voting Rights and Persons with Disabilities

    “More Power to More People: How the ADA and the CRPD are Expanding Political Rights” was a plenary session of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' U.S. Election Program held…

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    State and Business Roles in Disability Employment

    Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state programs.…

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    Behavioral Drug Use

    Parents, educators and medical experts testified about psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD); the role of schools in…

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    Special Education Funding

    Ms. Heumann talked about special education funding for U.S. schools. She discussed the importance of education in providing a way for special needs youth to develop life skills and provide…

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    Mental Health Issues

    Medical experts talked about a White House initiative to curb the amount of psychotropic drugs prescribed to children under six. They said that while they may help some children, drugs like…

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    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Joined by Secretary Richard Riley and several disabled persons, President Clinton signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education reauthorization act of 1997. This bill renews a law…

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    U.N. Women's Conference: One Year Later

    One year after the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing, the Interagency Council on Women held a national teleconference on women, girls and their well-being to explore the…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act

    The guests discuss the ramifications of the act which will be taken up by the House tomorrow.

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    Discrimination Against the Disabled

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    Disability Rights Advocates

    Guests spoke to the attendees about the Democratic Party’s commitment better the lives of disabled people.

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