Posts Tagged ‘ Personal ’

Senator Edward Kennedy Dies – In memoriam, DIW goes dark.

August 26, 2009
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Senator Edward Kennedy Dies – In memoriam, DIW goes dark.

Senator Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in an enduring political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died last night.  Perhaps more than any other individual, Senator Kennedy’s commitment and dedication to the well-being of vulnerable populations has lead to the enactment of groundbreaking legislation. This has...
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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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Election Day and the Disability Vote

November 5, 2008
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It isn’t often that I indulge in the excitement that permeates politics but today it is difficult to remove oneself from the tension. Election 2008. The entire nation is churning with the excitement and energy of an election that many call historical. (Just as a quick note – It was pointed out to me...
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Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities

April 21, 2008
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I recently returned from the Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities and so am recovering from “Hawaii-time.”  I hope to have a new podcast up by the end of this week along with information from the conference. You can find out more information at:  http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu/ My presentation was: Disability Law and Policy−The Mental Disability Exception...
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Flu

January 30, 2008
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Unfortunately, I spent that last 7 days battling a rather nasty flu.  New update soon!
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United Nations World Fit for Children 5+ and Podcasting Schedule

December 19, 2007
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Unforutnately, work has intervened in my podcasting, so expect delays.  One of the more recent projects that I had the privilege of working on that impacts policy and ‘disability’ is more international in nature.   The year 2007 marks the mid decade point for the Plan of Action of “A World Fit for Children“. The Plan of...
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You-Tube Gems

October 22, 2007
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Many Americans with free time nowadays may find themselves perusing You-Tube.  Although I cannot say that this is one of my favourite sites (it can be difficult to navigate), on occassion I have found some great video clips.  The clips below offer striking examples of how effective and influential video can be on  the perception of disability.  The following...
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Transcripts of Podcasts

October 15, 2007
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Having recently purchased a new home and been involved in the rather time consuming process of moving I have to admit to being somewhat remiss in my duties as a podcaster and blogger.  I only recently saw this link to my blog from Ron Graham’s blog Access Ability regarding transcripts for podcasts. My apologies...
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