Tag: CRPD

Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad – Special Advisor Judy Heumann, State Department

Article Excerpt from Disability.gov blog post by Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Department of State Twenty-one years ago, the United States became the first country to adopt national civil rights legislation, unequivocally banning discrimination against people with…

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Applauds U.S. Decision to Sign the Treaty on Disability Rights

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2009 CONTACT CCD International Task Force David Hutt, Co-Chair   (202) 408-9514 x.129   David.Hutt@ndrn.org Day Al-Mohamed, Co-Chair   (202) 336-6061   DWilliamsAl-Mohamed@apa.org Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Applauds U.S. Decision to Sign the Treaty on Disability Rights…