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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for December, 2009
Date:12/29/2009

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  • Improving Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Services for Marine Corps Family Members with Disabilities
  • Keeping Up: Technology's Rapid Changes and Effects on People with Disabilities
  • NCD Member Activities and Speakers Bureau

    NCD Board Member Katherine McCary was appointed by Governor Tim Kaine to the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD), which serves as Virginia's Developmental Disabilities (DD) Planning Council. DD Councils are in every state and territory of the United States. They work for the benefit of individuals with DD and their families to identify needs and help develop policies, programs and services that will meet these needs in a manner that respects dignity and independence. Ms. McCary serves on the VBPD Employment Committee.

    All NCD Board Members are available to make presentations at conferences and meetings. Requests should be directed to Mark S. Quigley, National Council on Disability, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004 or by email to ncd@ncd.gov.

    NCD Board Transition

    On December 16, President Obama announced his intention to nominate eight individuals to NCD.

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