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Upcoming NCD Meeting, with Opportunity for Public Comment

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Notice the deadline for email registration is TODAY, May 4th. The following information was disseminated in the NCD email newsletter.

The National Council on Disability will host our next quarterly meeting in Washington, DC at the end of the first week of May 2016. During the meeting, the Council will host two public comment periods on Friday, May 6th to hear from the community on these specific topics at these times:

1. “Mental Health Services in Higher Education”
Time: 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM EST

2. “Direct Care Workforce Challenges”
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Interested parties are welcome to join in person or by phone in a listening-only capacity (other than the period allotted for public comment noted below). Details about the quarterly meeting and the town halls follows below.

WHAT:
NCD Quarterly Meeting Public Comment Periods

DATE:
Friday, May 6th 2016

LOCATION:
United States Access Board
1331 F Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004

CALL-IN INFORMATION:
Number:  888-428-9490
Conference: 9482562
Conference Title: NCD Meeting
Host Name: Clyde Terry

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Council will accept public comment on the topics of 1.) Mental health services in higher education; and 2.) Direct care workforce challenges. The Council will also receive reports from its standing committees.

Those not able to attend in person can always send their comments via email to:PublicComment@ncd.gov or call-in with their comments, although priority will be given to those who attend the meeting in-person.

To better facilitate the public comment sessions, any individual interested in providing public comment is asked to register his or her intent to provide comment in advance by sending an email to PublicComment@ncd.gov  with the subject line “Public Comment” with your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the body of your email.

All emails to register for public comment at the quarterly meeting must be received by Wednesday, May 4th. Due to time constraints, NCD asks all those making comments to limit their statements to three minutes.

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