BBI Chairman to testify before National Council on Disability
Peter Blanck, University Professor and chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, will provide expert testimony March 9, in New York City, before the National Council on Disability (NCD). Blanck will discuss emerging issues in regards to disability law, policy, and research such as equal access to technology and opportunities for competitive integrated employment.NCD is an independent federal agency that makes recommendations to the President and Congress to enhance the quality of life for all Americans with disabilities and their families. The public may join the meeting in a listening-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment period). For call-in information and a complete schedule, visit the Federal Register Notice.
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