Category Archives: Federal

This will include all Federal Advocacy issues happening in USA.

FerretRex Video Blog: Still Alive and Breathing…

Hi everyone, I’m still alive and doing well! smile emoticon

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CRPD Update

Chris Hilderbrant, Center for Disability Rights’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), asked the Systems Advocacy Department to give everyone an update on what happened with yesterday’s vote in the Senate on the UN Convention for the Rights of People with Disabilities … Continue reading

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FCC Public Notice deadline Nov. 29.

Hi everyone, The recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Public Notice that is seeking on a proposal of a structure and practice of the Video Relay Services (VRS) is still available for comments.  The deadline for replies are on November 29, … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Please sign the Petition Urging the White House to Recognize ASL

Please Sign The Petition to Recognize ASL as an Official School Language More Info Tell the White House to Act! Some of you may know that the White House has a website called We The People, where ordinary citizens can start … Continue reading

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Deaf Life: Audism cover story: your input’s welcome!

I got this in email and I thought would be a great opportunity for us to read this email and contact deaflifemagazine@gmail.com to share your past experience of Audism.  I believe it is important that we all get involved with this and share … Continue reading

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NAD: Hurricane Sandy Preparations And Get Out the Vote

Hurricane Sandy Preparations. If you’re on the East Coast, Hurricane Sandy is probably all you’re thinking about- and how to keep your family safe in an emergency. We understand how you feel. Our offices in Silver Spring, MD, are closed … Continue reading

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Tell CMS that you support Community FIRST

Hi everyone, If you have questions or concerns about below, please feel free to contact me with the far below information. Send an e-mail then urge others to be part of this: If you remember Community Choice Act (CCA). It … Continue reading

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Good news for Deaf Truckers by NAD

Hi everyone, Please help spread the words. Currently, National Association of the Deaf (NAD, http://www.nad.org) finally got some connection with the Department of Transportation to give a waiver that in the past was an unfairly barred deaf from getting their license. If … Continue reading

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Second E-Mail: NDLA Action Alert: Urge the President, Congress and the Public to Support Medicaid!

I wonder if anyone did this below action. If you did.. GREAT! If you would like help with the second part that says, “Send a Letter to the Editor to the Wall Street Journal or Washington Post“. Please let me know. I would … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Tell the President and Congress that Medicaid is important to you!

As we approach the 21st Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the President and Congress continue to negotiate federal Medicaid cuts that would literally undercut our freedom. It’s imperative that we let them – and the … Continue reading

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