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

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Current Issues

NCD's list of current and proposed research projects include studies and reports on:

  • Current State of Healthcare for People with Disabilities
  • Effective Emergency Preparedness Practices for Use by Communities and People with Disabilities
  • National Disability Policy: A Progress Report
  • Housing
  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act: Implementation Evaluation and Recommendations for Reauthorization
  • Workforce Infrastructure in Support of People with Disabilities: Matching Human Resources to Service Needs
  • Accessibility of United States Overseas Development Projects and Embassies
  • 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 Speakers Bureau

NCD Chairperson John R. Vaughn will deliver welcoming remarks at the U.S. Business Leadership Network's "Connecting the Dots: Business Solutions" conference in September at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

NCD Executive Director Mike Collins will participate in Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine's Forum on Disability and Economic Development on September 15 at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Virginia.

All NCD Board Members are available to make presentations at conferences and meetings. Requests should be directed to John R. Vaughn, Chairperson, National Council on Disability, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004 or by email to

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