BBI partners with the United States International Council on Disability to support disability law, policy and advocacy work
May 26, 2015
Janet Lord, who participated in the drafting of the UN Disability Convention, travelled to Myanmar to work closely with the Myanmar Council on Persons with Disabilities. Together with CRPD Committee Member from South Korea, Dr. Hyung Kim and Allison deFranco of USICD and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Janet facilitated an intensive week long training on CRPD monitoring and reporting. The project, supported by USAID, is the first of its kind in Mynamar which has ratified the CRPD and is in the process of adopting national disability legislation.
BBI's Michael Morris, Meera Adya and William Myhill to present at CCCSAO 2015 Fall Conference at Onondaga Community College
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Aims to Make the Mary Free Bed YMCA the First Building in the World to have Universal Design Certification
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck in Rome, Italy, to present lecture on web accessibility for persons with cognitive disabilities
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck quoted in the Daily Iowan: 25 years later ADA opposition remains
Janet Lord's article "The Americans With Disabilities Act Is a Model for the World - Literally" published by Foreign Policy In Focus & The Nation