Workshop with Brenda Premo: An Introduction to Assisting People with Disabilities
Listen in to a GACI workshop where staff were trained on the culture and current language to use while assisting persons with disabilities at events. Brenda Premo is a champion for disability rights as founding director of Western University’s Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions. Notably, she was named by President Ronald Regan to serve on the National Council on Disability in 1986. As a Council member she helped develop language for legislation which evolved into the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed by Congress in 1990. She is also a member of the California Collaborative.
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Suzanne Reed describes the Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long Term Care
Listen to Suzanne Reed, Chief of Staff to State Senator Carol Liu, describe the new committee that Senator Liu chairs; April 2014