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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for August 2009
Date:8/19/2009

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The results of the meetings will help shape disability policy and programs for the next decade. Topics for discussion include the following 10 tracks:

  • Employment
  • Civil Rights
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Telecommunications and Technology
  • International Affairs
  • Emergency Management
  • Statistics and Data

The National Summit is an invitation-only event. If you are interested in attending, please review the participant information and complete an application before October 15, 2009.

The NCD Selection Committee will then invite delegates that include the full range of expertise and diversity required. Space is limited so not all registrants can be accepted. Delegate invitations will be distributed starting in January 2010.

To help ensure full participation, a limited number of scholarships are available for consumer delegates (individuals with disabilities not representing an organization). The scholarship will cover hotel and a pro rated per diem amount to assist with meals not covered as part of the Summit. Hotel and per diem assistance will be available for two or three days as needed. The delegate will be responsible for travel and other expenses. Accommodations required for participation during the meeting will be supplied. Lodging expenses for a personal attendant traveling with the delegate may also be requested. Scholarships will be awarded upon request once delegate selection is complete.

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