[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 225 (Tuesday, November 22, 2011)]
[Page 72220]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30224]



Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES:  The Members of the National Council on Disability 
(NCD) will meet by phone on Thursday, December 8, 2011, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., 

PLACE:  The meeting will occur by phone. NCD staff will participate in 
the call from the Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street, NW., 
Suite 800, Washington, DC. Interested parties may join the meeting in 
person at the Access Board Conference Room or may join the phone line 
in a listening-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment 
period) using the following call-in information: Call-in number: 1-
(877) 446-3914; Passcode: 569168.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  The Council will meet by phone to provide 
standing committee reports, including NCD updates on several policy 
matters--including the Community Living Assistance Services and 
Supports (CLASS) Program; effective communication strategies for people 
with disabilities before, during, and after disasters; and the 2012 NCD 
Progress Report--and receive presentations by the following 
individuals: Bill Kiernan, Director, Institute for Community Inclusion, 
University of Massachusetts-Boston to discuss employment issues for 
people with disabilities; Rodney Whitlock, Health Policy Director for 
the Office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to discuss the Super 
Committee and potential impact of recommendations on people with 
disabilities; and Deborah Spitalnik, Director, and Carrie Coffield, 
Pediatrics Instructor, The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental 
Disabilities, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert 
Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Pediatrics to discuss voting 
for people with disabilities. Policy discussions will be followed by a 
period for public comment by phone or in-person. Any individuals 
interested in providing public comment will be asked to provide their 
names, their organizational affiliations if applicable, and limit their 
comments to three minutes. Those individuals who plan to provide public 
comment may also send their comments in writing to Lawrence Carter-
Long, Public Affairs Specialist, at [email protected], using the 
subject line of ``Public Comment.'' Although individuals may provide 
public comment on any subject, the Council encourages comments about 
the Super Committee's debt reduction proposal in particular.

NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 272-2004 (V), (202) 272-
2074 (TTY).


    Those who plan to attend or listen by phone and require 
accommodations should notify NCD as soon as possible to allow time to 
make arrangements.

    Dated: November 18, 2011.
Aaron Bishop,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-30224 Filed 11-18-11; 11:15 am]