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

News Advisory

NCD #06-524
October 23, 2006
Contact: Mark S. Quigley
202-272-2004
202-272-2074 TTY
mquigley@ncd.gov

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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