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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for November 2008
Date:12/8/2008

security, emergency preparedness, international disability rights, employment, foster youth with disabilities, vocational rehabilitation, livable communities, and crime victims with disabilities, to cite a few. All of NCD's policy recommendations can be found in our Newsroom under Publications (http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2008/publications.htm).

Today, NCD is currently working on projects that will take us into the future. These projects involve:

  • The Current State of Health Care for People with Disabilities
  • Invisible Wounds: Serving Service Members and Veterans with PTSD and TBI
  • The Rehabilitation Act: Outcomes for Transition Age Youth
  • Effective Homeland Security Practices for Use by Communities and People with Disabilities
  • National Disability Policy: A Progress Report
  • 2008 Housing Initiative
  • 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
  • Improving the Participation Rate of People with Targeted Disabilities in the Federal Workforce
  • National Summit on Disability Policy 2010

One of our ongoing initiatives is promoting best practices and programs in disability policy. I invite you to share what's working in your community. We believe we can do this great nation a wonderful service if we share best practices with the rest of the country. We believe that what works in one part of the country may work in another part. So, please let us hear from you by writing to us at '/>"/>

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