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  • health care | Day In Washington
    bill that might be of interest to people with disabilities I ve always said that comprmise Read more Why do we need health reform anyway by Day Al Mohamed August 21 2009 Comments Off on Why do we need health reform anyway There has been a lot of discussion of late about the various health reform bills and what they really mean and not all of that discussion has been positive or productive I do believe that there are some valid concerns Read more Kennedy Health Reform Bill Released by Day Al Mohamed June 9 2009 1 Comment Yes you heard it here first Chairman Edward Kennedy and Democratic Members of the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions HELP Committee just released their Affordable Health Choices Act Now it is important to note that considering the complexity of Read more Day in Washington is on NPR by Day Al Mohamed March 11 2009 1 Comment My apologies for not posting yesterday I have no excuse other than excitement over the opportunity to speak on the Brian Lehrer Show which is on wNYC a New York NPR affiliate The discussion was on the Obama Disability Agenda I have Read more Economic Stimulus Recovery and Disability Day in Washington Policy Update 33 by Day Al Mohamed February 18 2009 2 Comments Day in 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 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

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  • health reform | Day In Washington
    2009 Comments Off on Additional Long Term Services and Supports Amendments in the new Senate Finance bill To Accept with Modification Rockefeller Amendment D11 On page 50 at the end of the Long Term Services and Supports section Insert The Chairman s Mark would express the Sense of the Senate that this Congress should address long term services Read more Community First Choice Option in new Senate Finance Bill by Day Al Mohamed September 22 2009 5 Comments LATEST NEWS Things are moving fast here in Washington DC I know that many people with disabilities have been actively working to get the Community First Choice CFC Option included in health reform legislation as a whole First proposed Read more Baucus Health Reform Bill Quick Overview on Disability Issues by Day Al Mohamed September 18 2009 1 Comment Obviously I am buried under health reform these days but I wanted to send out a few quick bullet points about the Baucus health reform bill that might be of interest to people with disabilities I ve always said that comprmise Read more Why do we need health reform anyway by Day Al Mohamed August 21 2009 Comments Off on Why do we need health reform anyway There has been a lot of discussion of late about the various health reform bills and what they really mean and not all of that discussion has been positive or productive I do believe that there are some valid concerns Read more Under a Rock by Day Al Mohamed August 19 2009 Comments Off on Under a Rock No I haven t been under a rock although I have been out of town Some very good friends were recently married in Las Vegas and since I ve been back I have been buried under catch up

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  • IDEA | Day In Washington
    subjects of interest to the disability community Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability spotlight specific bills or regulations Read more Day in Washington is on NPR by Day Al Mohamed March 11 2009 1 Comment My apologies for not posting yesterday I have no excuse other than excitement over the opportunity to speak on the Brian Lehrer Show which is on wNYC a New York NPR affiliate The discussion was on the Obama Disability Agenda I have Read more Economic Stimulus Recovery and Disability Day in Washington Policy Update 33 by Day Al Mohamed February 18 2009 2 Comments Day in 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 Introduction to Disability Blog Carnival 47 Policy by Day Al Mohamed September 26 2008 3 Comments The Disability Blog Carnival is a blog event A Blog Carnival is similar to a magazine in that it is dedicated to a particular topic in this case Disability Studies Disability Rights Disability Culture and is published on a Read more 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

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  • International | Day In Washington
    July 24 2009 1 Comment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23 2009 CONTACT CCD International Task Force David Hutt Co Chair 202 408 9514 x 129 David Hutt ndrn org Day Al Mohamed Co Chair 202 336 6061 DWilliamsAl Mohamed apa org Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Applauds U S Decision to Sign the Treaty on Disability Rights Read more China s National Human Rights Plan and its inclusion of Disability Day In Washington Policy Podcast 37 by Day Al Mohamed April 16 2009 1 Comment Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Episode Summary Day in Washington looks at Disability policy issues both here in the United States and also abroad This week s episode is focused on China In 1993 the United Nations called on countries Read more Lars Lindberg Sweden s Disability Policy Day In Washington Podcast 36 by Day Al Mohamed March 28 2009 3 Comments Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Episode Summary This week DIW has a guest host Lars Lindberg Lars is Deputy Director at the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden He talks about a number of issues relating Read more Obama Disability Agenda and What Does it Mean Day In Washington Policy Podcast 34 by Day Al Mohamed March 3 2009 2 Comments Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Episode Summary During his campaign Obama outlined his plan for people with disabilities in an 8 page document After his election that outline became part of his Administration s Disability Policy Agenda This episode is Read more Brazil Disability Television Request by Day Al Mohamed May 14 2008 Comments Off on Brazil Disability Television Request Although I usually do not simply post forwards or on issues outside of disability policy This is my one exception disability and media If you have any

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  • Law | Day In Washington
    July 23 2009 CONTACT CCD International Task Force David Hutt Co Chair 202 408 9514 x 129 David Hutt ndrn org Day Al Mohamed Co Chair 202 336 6061 DWilliamsAl Mohamed apa org Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Applauds U S Decision to Sign the Treaty on Disability Rights Read more Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast by Day Al Mohamed July 10 2009 1 Comment Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Episode Summary Day in Washington looks at disability policy issues Today s podcast blog post is a about Sonia Sotomayor President Obama s nominee for the U S Supreme Court On July 13th the Senate Judiciary Committee Read more Anniversary of Olmstead Decision 10 years and counting by Day Al Mohamed June 22 2009 1 Comment Greetings Great news Things are still busy but I m hoping that with the brand new Twitter feed I can now offer a little more detail as to everything going on here in Washington DC Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Read more China s National Human Rights Plan and its inclusion of Disability Day In Washington Policy Podcast 37 by Day Al Mohamed April 16 2009 1 Comment Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Episode Summary Day in Washington looks at Disability policy issues both here in the United States and also abroad This week s episode is focused on China In 1993 the United Nations called on countries Read more ADA Amendments Act in the Courtroom Audio Now Available by Day Al Mohamed April 14 2009 1 Comment On March 3rd 2009 I posted in Day In Washington about Kirk Jenkins lawsuit against the National Board of Medical Examiners He had been denied an accommodation for the Medical Licensing Exam and filed

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  • Legislation | Day In Washington
    Day Al Mohamed September 22 2009 5 Comments LATEST NEWS Things are moving fast here in Washington DC I know that many people with disabilities have been actively working to get the Community First Choice CFC Option included in health reform legislation as a whole First proposed Read more Baucus Health Reform Bill Quick Overview on Disability Issues by Day Al Mohamed September 18 2009 1 Comment Obviously I am buried under health reform these days but I wanted to send out a few quick bullet points about the Baucus health reform bill that might be of interest to people with disabilities I ve always said that comprmise Read more Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation Passes by Day Al Mohamed July 24 2009 Comments Off on Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation Passes On Thursday July 23 the Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 was passed by the Senate Why this is important is because included in this bill was the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act which would take Read more The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act by Day Al Mohamed June 26 2009 Comments Off on The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act On June 26th Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts re introduced the Twenty First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act H R 3101 This is a pretty comprehensive bill that was developed to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to emerging Internet Protocol based Read more Kennedy Health Reform Bill Released by Day Al Mohamed June 9 2009 1 Comment Yes you heard it here first Chairman Edward Kennedy and Democratic Members of the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions HELP Committee just released their Affordable Health Choices Act Now it is important to note that considering the complexity of Read more

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  • Media and Disability | Day In Washington
    July 2 2008 1 Comment The story of Esmin Green is a tale guaranteed to stir outrage in the most complacent individual s heart It is a horrific story of how individuals with mental illness are treated The disability community is well aware of the public Read more Brazil Disability Television Request by Day Al Mohamed May 14 2008 Comments Off on Brazil Disability Television Request Although I usually do not simply post forwards or on issues outside of disability policy This is my one exception disability and media If you have any questions please do contact Lara or Gustavo directly Thank you Best Day Read more Individuals who are Deafblind in India and the Importance of YouTube by Day Al Mohamed March 6 2008 5 Comments The video below is from the Indian television station NDTV and talks about the deafblind network set up in Delhi Obviously the issue of disability was on the air in response to it being World Disability Day I have no Read more ADA Restoration Act Testimony Video Carey McClure by Day Al Mohamed February 11 2008 5 Comments January 29 2008 the House Committee on Education and Labor held a full committee hearing on H R 3195 the ADA Restoration Act of 2007 Among the witnesses was Carey McClure an electrician with 20 years experience who was denied a Read more Super Bowl Ad Deaf Joke and Behind the Scenes Video Clip by Day Al Mohamed February 4 2008 Comments Off on Super Bowl Ad Deaf Joke and Behind the Scenes Video Clip One of the hottest videos on the net right now that is making the circuit of the disability community is Pepsi s new Superbowl ad What makes it so interesting is that it takes a popular joke in the deaf

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  • Medicaid | Day In Washington
    2009 1 Comment Let me just say that not only things are moving quickly here in Washington DC but that they are moving in a major way Taking place right now is the Community NOW Advocacy Day in 430 Dirksen Representatives from the Read more Additional Long Term Services and Supports Amendments in the new Senate Finance bill by Day Al Mohamed September 22 2009 Comments Off on Additional Long Term Services and Supports Amendments in the new Senate Finance bill To Accept with Modification Rockefeller Amendment D11 On page 50 at the end of the Long Term Services and Supports section Insert The Chairman s Mark would express the Sense of the Senate that this Congress should address long term services Read more Community First Choice Option in new Senate Finance Bill by Day Al Mohamed September 22 2009 5 Comments LATEST NEWS Things are moving fast here in Washington DC I know that many people with disabilities have been actively working to get the Community First Choice CFC Option included in health reform legislation as a whole First proposed Read more Baucus Health Reform Bill Quick Overview on Disability Issues by Day Al Mohamed September 18 2009 1 Comment Obviously I am buried under health reform these days but I wanted to send out a few quick bullet points about the Baucus health reform bill that might be of interest to people with disabilities I ve always said that comprmise Read more Why do we need health reform anyway by Day Al Mohamed August 21 2009 Comments Off on Why do we need health reform anyway There has been a lot of discussion of late about the various health reform bills and what they really mean and not all of that discussion has been positive or productive I

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