826Feb 24, 2013
State and Business Roles in Disability Employment
Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state ...
159Sep 29, 2000
Behavioral Drug Use
Parents, educators and medical experts testified about psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD); the role of schools in ...
20Jun 12, 2000
Special Education Funding
Ms. Heumann talked about special education funding for U.S. schools. She discussed the importance of education in providing a way for special needs youth to develop life skills and provide ...
23Mar 20, 2000
Mental Health Issues
Medical experts talked about a White House initiative to curb the amount of psychotropic drugs prescribed to children under six. They said that while they may help some children, drugs like ...
156Jun 4, 1997
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Joined by Secretary Riley and several disabled persons, President Clinton signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education reauthorization act of 1997. This bill renews a law first enacted in 1975 ...
45Sep 28, 1996
U.N. Women's Conference: One Year Later
A national teleconference on women, girls and their well-being was held to explore what progress had been made in the year since the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing. The first ...
26May 21, 1990
Americans with Disabilities Act
The guests discuss the ramifications of the act which will be taken up by the House tomorrow.