Category: health

(#DIW Podcast) Bradley Lomax – Revolutionary Black Nationalism and #Disability Power

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/3-BlackHistoryMonth-Bradley-Lomax-final.mp3 Bradley Lomax In the 1970’s Bradley Lomax was an Oakland resident and member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He also had Multiple Sclerosis and used a wheelchair.…

(#DIW Podcast) The President’s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health

MH and Gun Violence

This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Executive-Order-on-Gun-Violence-and-2.mp3  The President’s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Hello and welcome to Day in Washington, your disability policy podcast. I’m your host, Day Al-Mohamed working to make sure you stay informed. Today,…

Sandy Hook Shooting: A Policy Response

Like most people around the country I find  Newtown, Connecticut in my thoughts and the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary School weighing heavily on my mind and heart.  And just like everyone else, I find myself at loose ends in…

Disability News Update – February 20 – 26, 2012

Employment USDA Expands Farming for Disabled Americans Western Farm Press | February 22, 2012 Responding to the needs of a growing population of farmers and ranchers living with a disability, the USDA awarded 23 grants to organizations to help thousands…

Disability News Update – February 13, 2012

The Disability News Update is coordinated by the Lead On Update. The get weekly updates of disability happenings or to search by category, visit the Lead On Update at www.leadonupdate.wordpress.com Upcoming Events February 13 – March 9, 2012 Foundations of…

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA

Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today, I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As…