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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for November 2007
Date:12/19/2007

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for November 2007:

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 to http://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 Conducts Boston Meeting

NCD conducted its fall quarterly meeting November 29 - December 1 in Boston, MA. The meeting started with a welcome from Boston's commissioner of disability, Stephen Spinetto, and comments by Myra Berloff, director, Massachusetts Office on Disability.

NCD conducted a panel discussion on emergency preparedness. Speakers included Pat Pound, NCD vice chair; Marcia Brooks, The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH; Sharon Gamache and Lisa Braxton, The Center for High-Risk Outreach, National Fire Protection Association; and Myra Berloff, Massachusetts Office on Disability.

In 2003, NCD committed itself to evaluating government's developing role in the areas of homeland security, emergency preparedness, and disaster relief. This commitment occurred, in large measure, as a result of the man- made terrorist events of September 11, 2001, and the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. NCD's first evaluation findings were issued in April 2005 in the report, Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning.

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