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News-in-Brief – October 2012

Presidential Forum Highlights Disability Issues Five hundred people recently gathered in Columbus, Ohio, with thousands more in viewing parties around the country, to hear surrogates for President Obama and Governor Romney present each candidate’s views on matters of concern to Americans with disabilities. LDA joined with a long list of national organizations to sponsor the National Forum on Disability Issues, held on September 28. This was the only national event focused on disability issues during the presidential election campaign. Thirty-seven million of the approximately 57 million individuals with disabilities are of voting age. “If we’re talking 5 to 8 percent… Read More »