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National Council on Disability Bulletin, January 2008
Date:2/15/2008

NCD Bulletin (Electronic Edition)

A Monthly Publication of the National Council on Disability (NCD)

John R. Vaughn, Chairperson January 2008

NCD Celebrating 30 Years of Empowerment: 1978-2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for January 2008:

The Bulletin, which is free of charge and at NCD's award-winning Web site (http://www.ncd.gov), brings you the latest issues and news affecting people with disabilities. To subscribe to the NCD listserv, go to http://listserv.access.gpo.gov, click on Online mailing list archives, select NCD-NEWS-L, click on Join or leave the list, then complete the short subscription form. Please send your editorial comments to Bulletin editor Mark S. Quigley (mquigley@ncd.gov).

NCD Conducts New Orleans Meeting

NCD conducted its fall quarterly meeting January 28-30 at the New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center. One-hundred seventeen participants gathered at the meeting, which is a near-record number of audience participants for a quarterly meeting.

Before the meeting began on January 28, NCD board and staff took a two-hour guided bus tour of Katrina-ravaged areas in New Orleans.

During the meeting, NCD heard presentations on emergency preparedness. The primary focus of these presentations was to gather information from stakeholders and professionals as well as to receive public comment on emergency preparedness, homeland security, and other issues of importance to people with disabilities. Under the Homeland Security Appropriations Bill (H.R. 5441) signed by President Bush on October 4, 2006, NCD was assigned key responsibilities for disability-related issues in homeland security.

The following presenters discussed emergency preparedness from a disability organ
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