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  • Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016 Part 7
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Part 7

    Governor Jack Markell (D-DE) and House Speaker Paul Ryan’s chief of staff Dave Hoppe were honored for efforts to help employ people with disabilities. “2016 Best in Public Service Awards”…

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  • Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016 Part 3
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Part 3

    Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA) outlined ways the disabled community and advocacy organizations can engage with lawmakers to get their issues addressed in Congress. After Representative Sherman’s…

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  • RespectAbilityUSA Hosts Summit on Voters with Disabilities
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Part 2

    Experts talked about how campaigns and organizations can put together events that are accessible for people with disability. “Don’t Forget People with Disabilities: Ensuring Events are ADA…

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  • RespectAbilityUSA Hosts Summit on Voters with Disabilities
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Opening Presentation

    Following opening remarks from Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Philip PauliIn and Lauren Appelbaum outlined the challenges voters with disabilities face, in particular participating in rallies, going to the polls…

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  • Voters with Disabilities and Campaign Part 6
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign, Part 6

    RespectAbility fellows talked about their experiences in interviewing presidential candidates about disability issues. The panelists also responded to questions from audience members. “Empowering…

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  • Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016 Ted Jackson Keynote
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Ted Jackson Keynote

    Ted Jackson gave the keynote address at a RespectAbilityUSA forum on steps campaigns, candidates, and elected officials can take to reach out to voters with disabilities in the 2016…

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  • Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016 Part 4
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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign 2016, Part 4

    Panelists talked about ways to make electronic information more accessible to people with disability. “Reaching All Voters by Making Electronic Communications Accessible” was part of a…

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  • Small Business Owners Testify on Employing Workers with Developmental Disabilities
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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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  • emWashington Postem Hosts Transformers Summit
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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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  • Hearing Focuses on Americans with Disabilities Act Lawsuits
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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…

    277 views
  • Washington Journal Christina Samuels on Special Education Funding
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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 “Your Money”…

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  • emTalent on the Tableem
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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, an eleventh grader at Jenks High…

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  • Discussion on Disability Insurance
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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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  • emEnabling Actsem
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    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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  • President Obama Remarks on the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act
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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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  • Washington Journal Roundtable on Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace
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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 Remarks to Wounded Warriors
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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 aims to help…

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  • Brain Mapping Panel
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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 video,…

    120 views
  • Senator Harkin on Disabled Persons Treaty
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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
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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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