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  • Suicide for People with Disabilities | Day In Washington
    fully functioning body The waste makes me angry and the fact that there is a debate around the issue makes me even angrier The assumption is that without a fully functioning body people and people with disabilities have nothing to contribute to society and this world You can watch the video below and find out more at http www cnn com 2008 WORLD europe 10 18 uk switzerland assisted suicide index html Tags assisted suicide cnn dan james die disability Disability News Articles life news article paralyzed right rugby second class suicide switzerland Post navigation World Mental Health Day Suicide for People with Disabilities The Discussion Continues 6 comments for Suicide for People with Disabilities elizariley October 20 2008 at 5 30 pm This is just to sad We think we live in a progressive world where this does not happen How sad it is that we are mistaken laurel maury October 20 2008 at 8 06 pm Wow There s a graphic novel I taught today by a man named Percy Carey who was paralyzed from the waist down after a shooting He s a successful record producer and his graphic novel is fabulous He s also rather handsome deeply polite and I assume doesn t suffer from lack of romantic company unless by choice I mean people know he s disabled but his art is what comes to mind when people think of him not his disability Laurel Tiffany Huggard Lee October 20 2008 at 8 51 pm One thing that s extremely lacking in disability services these days is mentoring for young people who become disabled I know that for me suicide was never far from my mind for the first few years after my injury There was definitely the message that my options were to get

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  • Disability News Articles | Day In Washington | Page 2
    an international level I thought it might be of interest to post about RatifyNow s CRPD Blog Swarm The international disability community has been working with the human rights community and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 21 Suicide Bombers with Disabilities Redux by Day Al Mohamed February 28 2008 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 20 Law Enforcement and Disability The Bigger Picture of the Wheelchair Dumping Controversy by Day Al Mohamed February 18 2008 4 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Double Amputee Deemed Ineligible for Olympics as Prosthetics give Unfair Advantage by Day Al Mohamed January 14 2008 Comments Off on Double Amputee Deemed Ineligible for Olympics as Prosthetics give Unfair Advantage Well it s official today The International Association of Athletics Federations IAAF has officially deemed Oscar Pistorius ineligible for the Beijing Olympics stating that his j shaped racing prosthetics Cheetahs give him a technological advantage over non disabled runners Pistorius has said that Read more Day in Washington Podcast 15 International Day of the Disabled Person by Day Al Mohamed December 10 2007 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related

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  • Disability News Articles | Day In Washington | Page 3
    inspirations and successes Read more Sesame Street and Veterans with Disabilities by Day Al Mohamed October 7 2007 1 Comment I have to admit that I ve been a long time supporter of Sesame Street Like many other children both in the United States and abroad I grew up with Big Bird Oscar Bert and Ernie I remember when Gordon and Read more ADAPT Chicago Protests and Community Choice Act by Day Al Mohamed September 15 2007 Comments Off on ADAPT Chicago Protests and Community Choice Act Read more Helen Keller Comes to Washington by Day Al Mohamed August 27 2007 1 Comment The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U S Capitol houses two statues to represent each state Recently Alabama decided to replace one of its two statues of Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry a former congressman and professor who advocated for free Read more Hate Crimes in Australia by Day Al Mohamed August 23 2007 Comments Off on Hate Crimes in Australia One of the previous Day in Washington Podcasts addresses the issue of Hate Crimes against People with Disabilities One of the frustrations has always been the fact that many of the crimes either go unreported or are downgraded to assualt or Read more Do Your Homework by Day Al Mohamed June 15 2007 Comments Off on Do Your Homework I originally heard about the furor from the NRA and CBS s reference to people with mental illness being referred to as mental defectives through the disability grapevine and then went and viewed the broadcasts for myself before writing my little blog Read more Page 3 of 4 1 2 3 4 About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast This site offers information and analysis of disability policy and politics from those

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  • Disability News Articles | Day In Washington | Page 4
    2006 Comments Off on Why Disabled People Make Me Cringe and Other Stories http www bbc co uk ouch columnists damon 020206 shtml I couldn t resist the above article It is a constant source of interest and embarrassment when some other blind or disabled person does something stupid and it is attributed to the disability And then the assumption is that Read more When Disability Comes in Handy by Day Al Mohamed January 25 2006 Comments Off on When Disability Comes in Handy http www bbc co uk ouch columnists damon 250106 shtmlThe above article is really interesting in that it discusses something I think that a number of the blind population take advantage of every now and then I have to admit the latter part of the article wasn t quite as Read more Vexatious Litigants and the ADA by Day Al Mohamed December 15 2005 1 Comment Just musing over a couple of articles about Jarek Molski Jarek Molski is a paraplegic who has become rather famous or infamous as the case may be for filing law suits against businesses for violations of the ADA To date Read more How Easy to Forget Even the Famous Disabled by Day Al Mohamed November 18 2005 Comments Off on How Easy to Forget Even the Famous Disabled I found an article the other day from Haaretz com about an Israeli university and its ban on students with disabilities http www haaretz com hasen pages ShArt jhtml itemNo 647205 contrassID 2 subContrassID 4 sbSubContrassID 0 listSrc Y Just as a snippet Alia Abu al Khof wants to be a teacher But when she applied to study toward her Read more Page 4 of 4 1 2 3 4 About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast

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  • DIW Guest Post – Job Resources for Disabled Vets | Day In Washington
    she tried and that no one would understand why Luckily there are employment resources available to hopeful applicants some are even dedicated specifically to disabled military veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs VA offers the Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Service VR E VetSuccess Program To quote from their website The VetSuccess program assists Veterans with service connected disabilities to prepare for find and keep suitable jobs For Veterans with service connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work VetSuccess offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible From returning disabled veteran Richard Nero I can say without hesitation that my wife Corliss his VR E counselor and my job truly saved my life He believes employment to be a crucial part of an injured veteran s recovery process If I weren t employed I d probably have a headstone he said Job training and resources may also be provided to disabled veterans through the U S Department of Labor in accordance with the Jobs for Veterans Act Under this act provisions are given to establish career training centers and job placement services for all military veterans There are over 3 000 job training centers across the country You can find plenty of extra information via the Career OneStop Service Locator sponsored by the Department of Labor s Employment and Training Administration In addition another initiatve America s Heroes at Work provides information and support to employers on hiring returning veterans with hidden disabilities such as Traumatic Brain Injury TBI and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD which may have an impact on work performance Resources include fact sheets web based training tools information on accommodations and more Disabled veterans are able to enter a variety of training programs and may be granted apprenticeships with leading companies Participating companies are able to find qualified veterans to fill open positions These businesses are compensated with salary reimbursement and other benefits While helping veterans find work companies can also help themselves both financially and by obtaining qualified new employees The training provided through both of these federal agencies help disabled veterans settle into a job with one of the participating companies This experience will also increase a veteran s job skill set and improve the chances of finding employment in the future We ve talked about the federal government job finding resources for veterans with disabilities but this is also an issue close to the heart of some of us in the private sector We work for Job Applications com This is a resource for all job seekers providing useful information like company descriptions along with printable or online applications for top companies But it is more than that We believe that we have a responsibility to those who serve and that s why we re writing this blog post We want to show that as the people on the other side of the screen we want to help Richard Martin a veteran with a TBI and PTSD said

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  • Disability Policy Podcast | Day In Washington | Page 2
    Washington explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode covers a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 6 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand analysis of current disability policy and politics You can Read more Top Ten Disability Events of 2008 Day in Washington Policy Update 32 by Day Al Mohamed February 11 2009 3 Comments Day in Washington explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 6 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and resources Read more Day in Washington 31 Election Day and the Disability Vote by Day Al Mohamed November 5 2008 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to Read more ADA Restoration Efforts Senate Passage of the ADA Amendments Act by Day Al Mohamed September 12 2008 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability Read more Disability Policy Podcast Update August 9th ADA Restoration What is Really Going On by Day Al Mohamed August 25 2008 3 Comments Unfortunately I am once again behind on my posting and podcasts Work has been quite busy and I was recently out of town for our national convention In spite of the fact that I did not have a post for

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  • Disability Policy Podcast | Day In Washington | Page 3
    Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 21 Suicide Bombers with Disabilities Redux by Day Al Mohamed February 28 2008 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 20 Law Enforcement and Disability The Bigger Picture of the Wheelchair Dumping Controversy by Day Al Mohamed February 18 2008 4 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 19 January House ADA Restoration Hearing by Day Al Mohamed February 18 2008 2 Comments Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and Read more Day in Washington Podcast 18 Medicaid and Community Choice Act Hearing by Day Al Mohamed January 22 2008 1 Comment Day in Washington The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability and or a disability related news article These 5 10 minute podcasts offer an easy

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  • Disability Policy Podcast | Day In Washington | Page 6
    2 Hate Crimes Legislation by Day Al Mohamed June 20 2007 1 Comment Day in Washington is where I hope to explore and discuss various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability that either is or should be addressed by Congress These short summaries offer an easy Read more Day in Washington 1 The Medicare Waiting Period by Day Al Mohamed June 8 2007 Comments Off on Day in Washington 1 The Medicare Waiting Period Day in Washington 1 Day in Washington is where I hope to explore and discuss various aspects of disability policy Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability that either is or should be addressed by Congress These short summaries Read more Coming Soon to an MP3 Player Near You by Day Al Mohamed June 4 2007 Comments Off on Coming Soon to an MP3 Player Near You Just finished my first recording for the new disability policy podcast With a bit of editing and bedding some background music I hope to have it up within the week This week s topic The Medicare Waiting Period and People with Read more Podcasting by Day Al Mohamed May 30 2007 Comments Off on Podcasting One of the most fascinating and soon to be time consuming things to come out of this year s visit to Balticon was the issue of Podcasting The term podcast is a portmanteau word see previous post a combination of iPod and Read more Working on Additions to Directories Test by Day Al Mohamed March 29 2007 Comments Off on Working on Additions to Directories Test My Podcast Alley feed pca ec1a6d81fd28e1f661c58e77b0ba4c7d Read more Page 6 of 6 1 4 5 6 About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast This

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