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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for March 2008
Date:4/9/2008

cant efforts to improve the lives of people with disabilities, culminating in the passage or improvement of legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, various sections of the Rehabilitation Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, and others.

The report includes 18 indicators determined by stakeholders to measure "quality of life" using both objective and subjective measures. It also lays out a roadmap for the Federal Government to expand the national disability indicator set, as well as a mechanism for installing the set into a key national indicator system.

NCD Releases Mental Health Paper

On March 17, 2008, NCD released Inclusive Livable Communities for People with Psychiatric Disabilities (http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2008/LivableCommunities.html), calling on Congress and the Administration to fully include and integrate people with psychiatric disabilities into America's livable communities.

For the promise of full integration into the community to become a reality, people with disabilities need safe and affordable housing; access to transportation; access to the political process; and the right to enjoy whatever services, programs, and activities are offered to all members of the community by both public and private entities. This paper focuses specifically on expanding the livable communities framework and elements to people with psychiatric disabilities and supports full inclusion that excludes no one.

NCD Activities

On April 21, NCD will participate in a panel discussion on accessible technology at the Joint International Telecommunication Union and Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies Forum 2008: "The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities for
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