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  • Obama | Day In Washington
    Read more Presidential Proclamation International Day of Persons with Disabilities by Day Al Mohamed December 5 2011 Comments Off on Presidential Proclamation International Day of Persons with Disabilities BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On International Day of Persons with Disabilities we recommit to ensuring people living with disabilities enjoy full equality and unhindered participation in all facets of our national life We Read more Presidential Proclamation Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011 by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Presidential Proclamation Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011 From yesterday THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 25 2011 ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT Read more Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action by Day Al Mohamed July 21 2011 Comments Off on Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action Whew It has been a busy year which unfortunately has lead to some dust collecting on Day in Washington My apologies to regular readers Today I just want to post a few items that may be of interest Special thanks Read more White House Disability Conference Call March 31 by Day Al Mohamed March 23 2011 Comments Off on White House Disability Conference Call March 31 Yes it is that time of the month again The White House is putting out their notice for their monthly Disability group conference call If you haven t participated in one yet this is your chance You get to hear directly Read more White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying by Day Al Mohamed March 10 2011 Comments Off on White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying I know

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  • Personal | Day In Washington
    more Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities by Day Al Mohamed April 21 2008 Comments Off on Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities I recently returned from the Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities and so am recovering from Hawaii time I hope to have a new podcast up by the end of this week along with information from the conference You can find out Read more Flu by Day Al Mohamed January 30 2008 Comments Off on Flu Unfortunately I spent that last 7 days battling a rather nasty flu New update soon Read more United Nations World Fit for Children 5 and Podcasting Schedule by Day Al Mohamed December 19 2007 1 Comment Unforutnately work has intervened in my podcasting so expect delays One of the more recent projects that I had the privilege of working on that impacts policy and disability is more international in nature The year 2007 marks the mid decade Read more You Tube Gems by Day Al Mohamed October 22 2007 6 Comments Many Americans with free time nowadays may find themselves perusing You Tube Although I cannot say that this is one of my favourite sites it can be difficult to navigate on occassion I have found some great video clips The clips below offer striking examples Read more Transcripts of Podcasts by Day Al Mohamed October 15 2007 Comments Off on Transcripts of Podcasts Having recently purchased a new home and been involved in the rather time consuming process of moving I have to admit to being somewhat remiss in my duties as a podcaster and blogger I only recently saw this link to Read more Page 1 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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  • policy | Day In Washington
    Comments Off on White House Internship Program People with Disabilities Wanted Okay the second part of that statement is from me personally But I think it would be fantastic to see a White House intern with a disability The White House Internship Program s summer 2011 application has been posted This really Read more Department of Labor Strategic Plan Seeking Input from People with Disabilities by Day Al Mohamed April 2 2010 1 Comment The Department of Labor s Office on Disability Employment Policy ODEP will have a web chat on Thursday April 8 2010 from 2 45 4 15 p m This is a public chat open to members of the disability community The conversation will be about 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 a lawsuit Kirk lost his initial 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 Day In Washington is on BlogTalkRadio and 24 Hour Reschedule by Day Al Mohamed March 18 2009 1 Comment My apologies as this week has been amazingly busy with work Our expert committees are in town and I will be meeting with them on Friday so the week has been filled with preparations I hope to get the

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  • politics | Day In Washington
    July 26 2011 Comments Off on Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad Special Advisor Judy Heumann State Department Article Excerpt from Disability gov blog post by Judith Heumann Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Department of State Twenty one years ago the United States became the first country to adopt national civil rights legislation unequivocally banning discrimination against people with Read more Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA As Read more Americans with Disabilities Act 21 years later by Senator Tom Harkin by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Americans with Disabilities Act 21 years later by Senator Tom Harkin Article excerpt from The Hill s Congress Blog link below Today we mark the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act landmark bipartisan legislation that has played a huge role in making our country more accessible in Read more White House Internship Program People with Disabilities Wanted by Day Al Mohamed December 21 2010 Comments Off on White House Internship Program People with Disabilities Wanted Okay the second part of that statement is from me personally But I think it would be fantastic to see a White House intern with a disability The White House Internship Program s summer 2011 application has been posted This really Read more Countdown 100 Days to the ADA courtesy of www Disability gov by Day Al Mohamed April 26 2010 Comments Off on Countdown 100

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  • president | Day In Washington
    people living with disabilities enjoy full equality and unhindered participation in all facets of our national life We Read more Presidential Proclamation Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011 by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Presidential Proclamation Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011 From yesterday THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 25 2011 ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT Read more Federal Hiring of People with Disabilities Looking Critically by Day Al Mohamed February 11 2011 Comments Off on Federal Hiring of People with Disabilities Looking Critically It has been great these last few weeks as more and more guest bloggers are choosing to offer their insights and experience through Day in Washington to ensure YOU get the best information possible These are Washington DC insiders with 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 Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Statement from Former President George H W Bush by Day Al Mohamed July 24 2009 Comments Off on Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Statement from Former President George H W Bush Read more Day In Washington is on BlogTalkRadio and 24 Hour Reschedule by Day Al Mohamed March 18 2009 1 Comment My apologies as this week has been amazingly busy with work Our expert committees are in town and I will be meeting with them on Friday

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  • rights | Day In Washington
    Comments Off on White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying I know I know it is a forwarded note but considering all of the recent attention on the issue of bullying I thought this might be pertinent There are a lot of resources and groups mentioned and considering the number of Read more SB 1070 Immigrants African Americans and People with Disabilities A Historical Perspective by Day Al Mohamed May 4 2010 Comments Off on SB 1070 Immigrants African Americans and People with Disabilities A Historical Perspective Written by Patrick Cokley for Day in Washington Unless you retired to the nearest bomb shelter or sensory deprivation device for the past week it is likely that you have heard about the newest immigration plans from the State of Read more Service Animals Too Much of a Good Thing by Day Al Mohamed February 13 2010 7 Comments Written by Tiffany Huggard Lee for Day in Washington The use of service animals has been increasing and as a result service animals have been in the news a lot lately Sometimes this is a good thing such as when the 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 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

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  • Senate | Day In Washington
    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 The other confirmation hearing in Washington this week Christine M Griffin by Day Al Mohamed July 14 2009 2 Comments Obviously this is a very busy week as Sotomayor s confirmation hearing continues but also going on this week is another confirmation hearing that may potentally have an even greater impact on people with disabilities Christine Griffin s confirmation hearing to be 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 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

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  • Technology | Day In Washington
    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 Kindle 2 Authors Guild and Reading Rights by Day Al Mohamed April 9 2009 Comments Off on Kindle 2 Authors Guild and Reading Rights Just a quick update Some of you may be aware that there is a protest that took place on Tuesday April 7 outside the offices of the Authors Guild The reason for the protest is with regard to Amazon s e book Read more Technology Solutions Visual Verification Captcha and Audio Captcha by Day Al Mohamed January 17 2008 Comments Off on Technology Solutions Visual Verification Captcha and Audio Captcha A CAPTCHA is a program that protects websites against bots by generating and grading tests that humans can pass but current computer programs cannot CAPTCHA which is short for Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart Read more Transcripts of Podcasts by Day Al Mohamed October 15 2007 Comments Off on Transcripts of Podcasts Having recently purchased a new home and been involved in the rather time consuming process of moving I have to admit to being somewhat remiss in my duties as a podcaster and blogger I only recently saw this link to 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

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