In order to keep you more informed, the White House is hosting monthly calls to provide updates on various disability issues, as well as to introduce you to the individuals who work on these issues in the federal government. This month’s call will feature:
- Dr. Jill Biden, who is leading a Presidential delegation to the Special Olympics World Summer Games and will be joining the call from Athens, Greece
- Commissioner of Rehabilitation Services Administration Lynnae Ruttledge
- Commissioner of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities Sharon Lewis
The next call will take place on Monday, June 27 at 10:30 AM Eastern Time.
Dial in for listeners: (800) 230-1951
Title: White House Disability Call (use instead of code)
Please call in at least five minutes prior to the start of the call. For live captioning during the call, visit http://www.fedrcc.us//Enter.aspx?EventID=1782221&CustomerID=321.
This call is off the record and not for press purposes.
If you would like to be added to the White House Disability Group email distribution list, please visit the White House website at http://www.whitehouse.gov/disability-issues-contact and fill out the Contact Us form in the Disabilities section, or you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your full name, city, state and organization.
For those interested, you can read about the travels of the delegation at the Special Olympics World Summer Games through Twitter updates from Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy Kareem Dale. Simply follow @disabilitygov (http://twitter.com/disabilitygov). Updates will start on Thursday, June 24 in the evening and last through Tuesday, June 28