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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009
Date:7/30/2009

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for July 2009:

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 tohttp://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 Bulletin

A Monthly Newsletter from the National Council on Disability (NCD)

An Independent Federal Agency

John R. Vaughn, Chairperson July 2009

NCD-31 Years of Disability Policy Leadership-1978-2009

NCD Conducts Minneapolis Quarterly Meeting

NCD's Summer quarterly meeting was held in Minneapolis, MN, July 20 - 22, with 79 people in attendance and 20 people speaking during the public comment sessions.

On July 20, speakers addressing NCD included: Dave Schwartzkopf, Chair, Minnesota State Council on Disability; Colleen Wieck, Executive Director, MN Developmental Disabilities Council; Mary Hartnett, Executive Director, Commission of Deaf, Deaf/Blind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans; and Stephen "Corky" West, Director, Oneida Nation Job Training Programs.

On July 21, NCD heard from several speakers including: Natalie Vestin, Grant Program Associate, Promising Practices in Pandemic Influenza Preparedness, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota: Mary Burfein
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