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Bbi Chairman Peter Blanck Addresses Spanish Researchers, Judges, and Law Faculty On "Empowering People with Disabilities" at King Carlos University in Madrid

BBI Chairman and University Professor, Dr. Peter Blanck, will be a distinguished guest at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid from September 19 to September 26, 2016, to address researchers, judges, law faculty, and the public on "Empowering People with Disabilities." Dr. Blanck will give several lectures on the future of Supported Decision-Making (“SDM”), which include BBI’s extensive activities on this topic in groundbreaking legal cases, and the development of evidence-based outcome measures for changes in law, policy and practice to increase self-determination and demonstrate SDM as a less-restrictive alternative to guardianship. Dr. Blanck also will give a public lecture and on his recent book eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities, which explores the rights of individuals with cognitive disabilities to equal access to web content protected under law for people with disabilities.

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First East Harlem Health Impact Assessment Shows Importance of Affordable Housing to the Health of Community Residents

The New York Academy of Medicine's first Health Impact Assessment of East Harlem shows the possible health impact of the loss of affordable housing on the residents of an urban community.

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UNLV Experts to Help Journalists Fact-Check the Presidential Debates

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Katharine Hayhoe Talks Climate Change with President Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio, Accepts Awards, Kicks Off New PBS Series

One of the world’s leading climate scientists talks about her passion with the President of the United States and one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in front of millions of people on the heels of yet another major honor and the premiere of her new PBS Digital Series.

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Twitter Buzzes with Negativity During Debate

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The Day After: Researcher Available to Talk About Gender and Politics Following the First Presidential Debate

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UGA Expert: Clinton the Better Debater

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Study: Vehicle Mileage Tax Is Best Option for Long-Term Highway Funding

A study that forecasts state and federal fuel tax revenues based on different fuel taxation policies found adoption of a vehicle mileage tax would best meet highway construction needs in the long run.

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UT Dallas Study Examines Diversity Trends in Past Presidential Appointments

A new UT Dallas study found significant differences in the rate that minorities and women were appointed to top federal jobs under the Democratic and Republican presidents between 1993 and 2013.

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Black Men and Health Disparities 

What is the role of law and policy in eliminating racial health disparities? That is one of many topics to be discussed at “Black Men and Health Disparities,” an O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy Urges Civility in Upcoming Presidential Debates

Through research and a national partnership, Kansas State University's Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy is calling for civility and respect in Monday's presidential debates and the upcoming debates in October.

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Voting Patterns, Rhetoric, and What’s At Stake: Researchers Available To Speak About The First Presidential Debate

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Election Experts at DePaul University Discuss Presidential Race, Debates

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@UNLV Expert Uniquely Positioned to Discuss Presidential Debates

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Twitter Will Go Nuts if Clinton Lands Off-the-Cuff Zingers at Debate

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‘Most Likeable’ Vote Important During Presidential Debate

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Find Me An Expert: Expert Query Request for Reporters on Newswise

Need an expert on a story you're working on? Send your queries directly to our experts via our Expert Query Form by clicking here.

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AACN Applauds Committee's Vote to Advance Legislation for Nursing Education and Practice

AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up a series of public health bills, including approving the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both passed by a voice vote, which marks a monumental step in the legislative process toward becoming law.

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Texas A&M University Experts Available For Pre- and Post-Debate Analysis

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Reporters Are Invited to Two Virtual Press Conference Events: The Science of Presidential Debates

Providing a new kind analysis of the first U.S. Presidential debate between Clinton and Trump on September 26th at Hofstra U, Newswise will host two live events on September 27th and September 28th, each featuring a panel of experts that will scientifically analyze the rhetoric and performance of the candidates. More...







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