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  • president | Day In Washington | Page 2
    understand introduction to Read more Confirmed ADA Amendments Act becomes law ADA restoration efforts successful by Day Al Mohamed September 25 2008 Comments Off on Confirmed ADA Amendments Act becomes law ADA restoration efforts successful This morning President George Bush signed into law S 3406 the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Also present was his father President George Bush Sr who signed the original Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 Below is the photo from Read more ADA Restoration via the ADA Amendments Act the final steps by Day Al Mohamed September 25 2008 Comments Off on ADA Restoration via the ADA Amendments Act the final steps Aloha I just got back in town from Hawaii last night There are not enough words in the english language to describe my exhaustion but it was a great trip and I thoroughly enjoyed it Let me give a shout Read more National Forum on Disability Issues Promotional Video by Day Al Mohamed July 22 2008 1 Comment The video posted below was created by Day In Washington as a tool to encourage both Presidential candidates and the disability community to attend the National Forum on Disability Issues Those issues must have a place in the presidential election Read more Day in Washington 28 Presidential Candidates Forum on Disability Issues by Day Al Mohamed July 22 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 Page 2 of 2 1 2 About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast This site offers information and analysis of disability policy and

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  • The “other” confirmation hearing in Washington this week – Christine M. Griffin | Day In Washington
    efficiency and fairness in the federal EEO process She has also been a strong advocate for women s rights and the rights of individuals with disabilities Notably in June 2006 Ms Griffin launched the LEAD Initiative Leadership for the Employment of Americans with Disabilities to address the significant under employment of individuals with severe disabilities in the federal government Prior to joining the Commission Ms Griffin worked extensively in labor and employment law positions in both the public and private sectors Most recently she served as the Executive Director of the Disability Law Center in Boston from 1996 to 2005 Prior to that Ms Griffin served from 1995 to 1996 as an Attorney Advisor to the former Vice Chair of the EEOC Paul M Igasaki advising him on legal matters and policy issues Ms Griffin is also a Vietnam Era Veteran of the U S Army serving on active duty from 1974 1977 There will no doubt be a strong presence from the disability community at this hearing as Chris will likely be leading a federal government wide initiative for the Obama Administration to improve the representation of people with disabilities in the federal workforce Tags administration Chris Griffin Christine Griffin committee confirmation disabilities diversity Employment federal hearing Obama Office of Personnel Management OPM politics Senate Post navigation Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Twitter Updates for 2009 07 15 2 comments for The other confirmation hearing in Washington this week Christine M Griffin Sherry July 16 2009 at 11 05 am Congratulations Christine Griffin and congratulations to America I ve had the priveledge of having met Christine Griffin and she is a truly honorable and dynamic woman It will be a new and brighter time in America for people with disabilities

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  • Kindle 2, Authors Guild and Reading Rights | Day In Washington
    with disabilities submit to certification or registration is not an acceptable compromise The Reading Rights Coalition is a joint effort made up of 28 organizations representing upwards of 15 million Americans who are blind or otherwise unable to readily use traditional print Their perspective is quite compelling The water company does not charge separate rates for the use of water depending on whether the consumer is drinking it or using it to wash dishes it simply charges for the amount of water used By the same token an e book is not inherently visual or aural and to claim that reading it either visually or aurally should cost a different price is discriminatory Amazon has remained mostly on the sidelines so far However in a statement the company insisted that text to speech is not copyrights infringement No copy is made no derivative work is created and no performance is being given Mika Pyyhkala from the National Federation of the Blind offers some comments as he heads out on a plane from Boston to New York for the protest Audio File Mika Pyyhkala on his way to the Kindle Protest I hope to have some additional audio on the event soon thank you Mika and will do my best to provide a transcript soon after Check out the links below for more information Resources Reading Rights Coalition National Federation of the Blind Press Release Quotes a variety of organizations supporting Kindle accessibility Authors Guild Article on Kindle Accessibility Includes Authors Guild suggestion of disability certification Association of Blind Citizens Tags discrimination Technology Post navigation Lars Lindberg Sweden s Disability Policy Day In Washington Podcast 36 ADA Amendments Act in the Courtroom Audio Now Available About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast This site offers information

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  • Technology Solutions – Visual Verification (Captcha) and Audio Captcha | Day In Washington
    security are imperative on the web This isn t just about spam and blogs but about personal information on banking sites and personnel information Dr Dobb s Portal The World of Software Development has a great article by David Summer about how to implement Audio Captcha The article is clear with sample text and easy enough to follow that even a non technie like me could understand it I have to admit that I was surprised and pleased to see an access issue featured so prominently on a software development site and applaud Dr Dobb s Portal for the inclusion of the article As an additional note the main Captcha website is also supporting and encouraging the use of reCaptcha with offers a free ACCESSIBLE captcha Even if you aren t a developer or techie the fact that you re on the Net means you ve more than likely been exposed to Captcha Take a look at the article that way the next time you come across a site that only offers twisted text and there are a number of blogs that utilize this you can let them know that it is inaccessible and that there are easy to use easily available accessible alternatives After all who doesn t wants to increase traffic to their site RESOURCES Article by David Summer on Implementing Audio Captcha Offical Captcha Site with reCaptcha which offers an audio alternative for visually impaired computer users Tags Media and Disability Technology Post navigation Double Amputee Deemed Ineligible for Olympics as Prosthetics give Unfair Advantage Day in Washington Podcast 18 Medicaid and Community Choice Act Hearing 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 who are in the midst of

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  • Twitter Updates for 2009-08-08 | Day In Washington
    Working on matrix for strategic planning around the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities Powered by Twitter Tools Tags Uncategorized Post navigation Twitter Updates for 2009 08 07 Under a Rock 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 who are in the midst of it Text of podcasts is available in the blog post If you have difficulty downloading the audio please right click and save it to your computer for playback If you have a topic that you think Day in Washington should discuss or if you are interested in guest podcasting please send us an email Follow Me on Social Media Search for Recent Posts DIW Podcast Education Loan Forgiveness and Disability Or why we need S 2800 the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act DIW Podcast Bradley Lomax Revolutionary Black Nationalism and Disability Power DIW Podcast Kathy D Woods Designer DIW Podcast Cathay Williams Female Buffalo Soldier DIW Podcast The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Tweets by DayinWashington Tags accessibility activism ADA ada amendments ada amendments act ADA Restoration advocacy Americans with

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  • Twitter Updates for 2009-08-07 | Day In Washington
    bit ly GOZOt Powered by Twitter Tools Tags Uncategorized Post navigation Helen Keller Returns to Washington October 7 2009 Twitter Updates for 2009 08 08 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 who are in the midst of it Text of podcasts is available in the blog post If you have difficulty downloading the audio please right click and save it to your computer for playback If you have a topic that you think Day in Washington should discuss or if you are interested in guest podcasting please send us an email Follow Me on Social Media Search for Recent Posts DIW Podcast Education Loan Forgiveness and Disability Or why we need S 2800 the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act DIW Podcast Bradley Lomax Revolutionary Black Nationalism and Disability Power DIW Podcast Kathy D Woods Designer DIW Podcast Cathay Williams Female Buffalo Soldier DIW Podcast The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Tweets by DayinWashington Tags accessibility activism ADA ada amendments ada amendments act ADA Restoration advocacy Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary Announcements civil rights Community Choice

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  • Twitter Updates for 2009-07-25 | Day In Washington
    Twitter Tools Tags Uncategorized Post navigation Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Applauds U S Decision to Sign the Treaty on Disability Rights Helen Keller Returns to Washington October 7 2009 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 who are in the midst of it Text of podcasts is available in the blog post If you have difficulty downloading the audio please right click and save it to your computer for playback If you have a topic that you think Day in Washington should discuss or if you are interested in guest podcasting please send us an email Follow Me on Social Media Search for Recent Posts DIW Podcast Education Loan Forgiveness and Disability Or why we need S 2800 the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act DIW Podcast Bradley Lomax Revolutionary Black Nationalism and Disability Power DIW Podcast Kathy D Woods Designer DIW Podcast Cathay Williams Female Buffalo Soldier DIW Podcast The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Tweets by DayinWashington Tags accessibility activism ADA ada amendments ada amendments act ADA Restoration advocacy Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary

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  • Twitter Updates for 2009-07-23 | Day In Washington
    July 24 2009 at a ceremony in the White House President Obama is scheduled to announce that the United States will sign the CRPD Powered by Twitter Tools Tags Uncategorized Post navigation Twitter Updates for 2009 07 16 Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation Passes 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 who are in the midst of it Text of podcasts is available in the blog post If you have difficulty downloading the audio please right click and save it to your computer for playback If you have a topic that you think Day in Washington should discuss or if you are interested in guest podcasting please send us an email Follow Me on Social Media Search for Recent Posts DIW Podcast Education Loan Forgiveness and Disability Or why we need S 2800 the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act DIW Podcast Bradley Lomax Revolutionary Black Nationalism and Disability Power DIW Podcast Kathy D Woods Designer DIW Podcast Cathay Williams Female Buffalo Soldier DIW Podcast The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Tweets by DayinWashington Tags accessibility activism ADA

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