Posts Tagged ‘ Education ’

ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web

July 27, 2011
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Please note that inclusion of any specific article or blog post does not necessarily indicate endorsement by Day in Washingtion of any statements or opinions therein. 2011 ADA Address by Kathy Martinez Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy – http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/20110721-odep/index.htm The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – An “ADA Generation” Perspective” –...
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White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying

March 10, 2011
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White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying

I know, I know…it is a forwarded note but considering all of the recent attention on the issue of bullying I thought this might be pertinent. There are a lot of resources and groups mentioned and considering the number of children and youth with disabilities who have been bullied (and some who have been...
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Countdown: 100 Days to the ADA (courtesy of www.Disability.gov)

April 26, 2010
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Countdown:  100 Days to the ADA (courtesy of www.Disability.gov)

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” -George Bernard Shaw Many of you may be familiar with the Federal government’s Disability.gov web site. A joint project with 21 federal agency partners, it is an award-winning Web site that contains disability-related resources on programs,...
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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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China’s National Human Rights Plan (and its inclusion of Disability) – Day In Washington Policy Podcast #37

April 16, 2009
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Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: Day in Washington looks at Disability policy issues both here in the United States and also abroad. This week’s episode is focused on China. In 1993, the United Nations called on countries to establish a national human rights plan. On Monday, the Chinese government published its...
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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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Obama Disability Agenda and What Does it Mean? (Day In Washington Policy Podcast #34)

March 3, 2009
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Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: During his campaign, Obama outlined his plan for people with disabilities in an 8-page document. After his election, that outline became part of his Administration’s Disability Policy Agenda. This episode is an overview examining President Obama’s Disability plan and what it means for people with...
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Top Ten Disability Events of 2008 – (Day in Washington Policy Update #32)

February 11, 2009
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Day in Washington explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy. Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability, and/or a disability-related news article. These 6 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and resources for those interested in further study. You can find the text of this podcast...
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