Posts Tagged ‘ Disability Policy Podcast ’

DIW Guest Post – Job Resources for Disabled Vets

January 10, 2011
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DIW Guest Post – Job Resources for Disabled Vets

Ladies and Gentlemen, Today’s blog post is from guests Drew and Christina at Job-Applications.com.  As many of you know, Day in Washington doesn’t have a direct links page, so in response to an initial query, I asked them to provide their information in the form of a blog post.  I tend to eschew advertizing-style posts, however, the...
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UN Conference of States Parties on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

September 9, 2009
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UN Conference of States Parties on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Most of last week, I had the pleasure of spending at the United Nations in New York.  I attended the Second Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  It has been almost 10 years since I was at the United Nations and found that I had...
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Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases (A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast)

July 10, 2009
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Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases (A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast)

Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: Day in Washington looks at disability policy issues. Today’s podcast/blog post is a about Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.  On July 13th,  the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin their hearings to determine whether or not to confirm her for the...
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Anniversary of Olmstead Decision – 10 years and counting…

June 22, 2009
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Anniversary of Olmstead Decision – 10 years and counting…

Greetings! Great news! Things are still busy, but I’m hoping that with the brand new Twitter feed, I can now offer a little more detail as to everything going on here in Washington DC. Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: Day in Washington looks at disability policy issues. Today’s podcast/blog post...
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Public Perception and “Death Before Disability” – Day in Washington Policy Podcast #38

May 29, 2009
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Public Perception and “Death Before Disability” – Day in Washington Policy Podcast #38

Greetings! Things are still busy, but I’m hoping to prioritize Day in Washington and make sure to keep everyone up to date on events here in Washington DC. Today’s podcast/blog post is from a guest host on an issue we’ve covered in the past – looking at the public perception of “Death before Disability.”...
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ADA Amendments Act in the Courtroom – Audio Now Available

April 14, 2009
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On March 3rd, 2009 I posted in Day In Washington about Kirk Jenkins’ lawsuit against the National Board of Medical Examiners. He had been denied an accommodation for the Medical Licensing Exam and filed a lawsuit. Kirk lost his initial lawsuit because the circuit court didn’t consider him "disabled enough" under the ADA. The...
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Lars Lindberg – Sweden’s Disability Policy (Day In Washington Podcast #36)

March 28, 2009
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Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary:  This week, DIW has a guest host, Lars Lindberg.  Lars is Deputy Director at the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden.  He talks about a number of issues relating to Sweden’s Disability Policy including:  1.  Disability Policy in Sweden  2.  Employment Discrimination in...
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Day In Washington is on BlogTalkRadio and 24-Hour Reschedule

March 18, 2009
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My apologies as this week has been amazingly busy with work. Our expert committees are in town and I will be meeting with them on Friday so the week has been filled with preparations.  I hope to get the full podcast up tonight or tomorrow at the latest. It has an international flavor and...
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