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http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/news/2006/a06-524.htm

 

News Advisory

NCD #06-524

October 23, 2006

Contact: Mark S. Quigley

202-272-2004

202-272-2074 TTY

mquigley@ncd.gov

 

National Council on Disability Announces Participants for Creating Livable Communities News Conference and Stakeholder Dialogue

 

WASHINGTON—The National Council on Disability (NCD) today announced the participants for a news conference and stakeholder dialogue where NCD will release its latest report, Creating Livable Communities. The report identifies barriers to developing livable communities, and sheds light on potential methods for overcoming these barriers.

 

Creating Livable Communities News Conference

October 31, 2006

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

AARP

Brickfield Conference Center

600 E Street, NW

Washington, DC

 

Speakers:

 

Pat Pound (NCD Vice Chair)

Elinor Ginzler (AARP)

Sandy Markwood (National Association on Area Agencies on Aging)

Mia Oberlink (Center for Home Care Policy and Research)

Larry Roffee (Access Board)

 

Creating Livable Communities Stakeholder Dialogue

October 31, 2006

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

AARP

Brickfield Conference Center

600 E Street, NW

Washington, DC

 

Panelists:

 

Day Al-Mohamed (American Council of the Blind)

Yerker Andersson (National Association of the Deaf)

Doreen Crosser (American Association on Mental Retardation)

Curt Decker (Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities)

Gwen Gillenwater (American Association of People with Disabilities)

Andy Kochera (AARP)

Robert McNulty (Partners for Livable Communities)

Michael Morris (NCB Development Corporation)

Janna Starr (United Cerebral Palsy)

Barb Trader (TASH)

David Warner (Social Security Advisory Board)

 

These meetings are open to the public and free of charge. The disability community is encouraged to attend.

 

For more information, please contact Mark Quigley at 202-272-2004 or 202-272-2074 TTY.

 

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Mark S. Quigley

Director of Communications

National Council on Disability

1331 F Street, NW Suite 850

Washington, DC 20004

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