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    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, a case on whether a disabled girl who was prevented from using her service dog Wonder in school could sue…

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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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    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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    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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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address Representatives Cathy McMorris-Rogers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), and Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) talked about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE)…

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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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    Treament of Disabled People in the U.S.

    Michael Rembis and Audra Jennings talked about the history of the treatment of disabled people in the U.S. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual…

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    Disabilities Rights and International Law

    Witnesses testified on the Disability Treaty, a law that, if ratified, would extend Americans' disability rights to disabled people in foreign countries.

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    U.N. Disabilities Treaty

    Eric Buehlmann talked about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, a treaty which aims to establish minimum international standards for people with disabilities. The…

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    Employing People with Disabilities

    Governors talked about employment challenges for intellectually and physically disabled individuals and the roles both state governments and businesses could play in advancing employment opportunities for…

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    Talking Book and Braille Library

    New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library. Part of the Library of Congress, this federally-funded library provides Braille, recorded books,…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Matthew Brault and Curtis Decker talked about the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other issues, they…

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    Federal Disability Payments

    Damian Paletta talked about the cost of the federally based disability payments and who qualifies to receive them. Other topics included the history and evolution of the program and when the Congressional Budget Offices…

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    Hope Unseen

    Scotty Smiley talked about his book Hope Unseen: The Story of the U.S. Army’s First Blind Active-Duty Officer. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was a…

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    Global Autism Awareness

    Officials from domestic and international groups testified about autism. Among the topics they addressed were international efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease,…

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    Crystal Kayiza StudentCam Interview

    Crystal Kaylza spoke about her third prize-winning video, A New Vision, one of the high school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. She is a senior at…

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    A New Vision

    One of the high school section third prize-winning videos, A New Vision, was produced by Crystal Kayiza, a senior at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma. C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam…

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    21st Century Communications and Video Act Signing

    President Obama signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010.

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    Chasing Normality

    Richard Wieler talked by telephone from Lincoln, Nebraska, about his book Chasing Normality: With a Little Help from Family and Friends. Dick Wieler was left in a state of permanent and…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary

    Witnesses testified on the legacy and future of the Americans with Disabilities Act 20 years after its enactment.

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