Thursday, July 30, 2009

Emerging Trends Public Consultation

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Emerging Trends Public Consultation

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is gathering public input for a study of emerging issues and trends affecting the lives of people with disabilities. Information gathered will be used in the development of NCD's next annual progress report to the President and Congress, "National Disability Policy: A Progress Report," which is required by Section 401(b) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

The purpose of this public consultation is to gather input to inform NCD's assessment of the status of the nation in achieving policies that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, and empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

If you would like to participate, the entire document and information on how to respond is available at http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2009/NationalCouncilonDisability.doc.

Please send your responses to NCD by September 15, 2009.

Mark S. Quigley

Director of External Affairs

National Council on Disability

1331 F Street, NW Suite 850

Washington, DC 20004

202-272-2008

202-272-2022 fax

www.ncd.gov

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