2014 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and Research-to-Policy Roundtable

You are cordially invited to attend the release of the 2014 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and the Fourth Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable meeting in Washington, DC*. Both events will be held on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at The Washington Center, Blinken AuditoriumREGISTRATION WILL CLOSE** AT 11:59PM ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014.

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2014 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics

8:45am Arrival of Attendees - Breakfast

9:00am Welcome
  • Debra Brucker, Sr. Research Associate, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability 
9:15am Overview of Compendium
  • Andrew Houtenville, Associate Professor, Research Director, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability

9:40am Comments
  • Mark Perriello, President and CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
  • Elaine Katz, Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications, Kessler Foundation
10:00am Data Workshop  
  • Amy Steinweg, Demographer, US Census Bureau
  • Brian Armour, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Nat’l Center on Birth Defects and Dev. Disabilities (NCBDDD)
10:20am Questions & Answers

10:40am Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project: Health and Health Care Disparities Among Individuals with Disabilities 
  • Charles Drum, Director, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability
  • Monica McClain, Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability
  • Amanda Reichard, Research Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability
  • Kimberly Phillips, Project Coordinator, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability

11:40am Question & Answers

12:00pm to 1:30pm  LUNCH & DISCUSSION

4th Annual Employment Research-to-Policy Roundtable
1:30pm Opening Remarks
  • Lisa Ekman, Policy Consultant, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
1:35pm Introduction
  • Mark Perriello, President and CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
1:40pm Brief discussion of implications of Nov. elections for employment for persons with disabilities 
  • Ellen Nissenbaum, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
2:00pm Panel discussion to include:
      a. WIOA implementation – plans and possible impact on employment
      b. Vice President Biden’s review of job training programs, including programs for                      persons with disabilities
      c. Status update of Section 503 implementation 
Speakers to include:
  • David Weaver, Associate Commissioner, Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support, Social Security Administration
  • John Tschida, Director, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
  • Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator, Administration for Community Living
  • Janet LaBreck, Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration
  • Dylan Orr, Chief of Staff to Assistant Secretary Kathy Martinez, Office of Disability Employment Policy
3:00pm Reactions, Questions & Answers
  • Henry Claypool, Executive Vice President, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) 
3:30pm Concluding Remarks
  • Andrew Houtenville, Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability

*For individuals who cannot attend the Compendium Release Briefing in person, this session will be available live via webcast. Individuals who register to attend online will receive more information and a link to the public webcast a week prior to the event.

**Although formal registration closes, walk-in attendees are welcomed and encouraged on the day of the event. Also, the event will be webcast live for free via our website, www.DisabilityCompendium.org. Please join our mailing list for more information.

Questions? Email disability.statistics@unh.edu or call 866.538.6521.  www.ResearchOnDisability.org

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