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CCD EDUCATION TASK FORCE WEBINAR "THE ADA AT 30: VOICES FROM STUDENTS"
 

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Education Taskforce invites you to a briefing celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

 Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020    

In 1990, through the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Congress stated clear goal “to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities. This national mandate extends to public schools and institutions of higher education. This briefing will provide attendees with a brief description of the ADA and its interaction with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and will feature the voices of current students as they share the impact of what the ADA means for them in their academic lives.

Introduction: Meghan Whittaker, Director of Policy & Advocacy, National Center for Learning Disabilities

Moderator: Amanda Lowe, Senior Public Policy Analyst, National Disability Rights Network

Panelists:

  • Mia Brenneman, graduate student, Temple University
  • Olivia Murry, undergraduate student, Next Steps at Vanderbilt
  • Atira Roberson, graduate student, University of Texas at San Antonio

Presented in collaboration with: Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Congressman Mark Desaulnier (D-CA), and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), and Congressman Don Young (R-AK), co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Disability Caucus