The August White House Disability Call

On Friday, August 24th, 2012, the White House Disability Group will host the monthly call to update callers on disability issues. This call will feature Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, Cecilia Muñoz. The call will occur at 2pm EDT (please dial in 5 minutes early). To participate, please call 800/762-7308 and use the code: “White House Disability Call”. For live captioning, please login at the start time of the call by clicking on the link below. Please only use this feature if you are deaf or hard of hearing.

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I'm the Bilingual Information/Media Specialist at NARIC.
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2 Responses to The August White House Disability Call

  1. With modern technology wouldn’t it be easier and more efficent to broadcast with livestream, google+, youtube or another streaming service? I believe those sites could provide closed captioning for those with disabilities that effect their hearing.

  2. mpgarcia says:

    Thank you for visiting our blog! Although I agree that it might be easier and more efficient to broadcast through more modern applications such as livestream, google+, and/or other streaming services, it really is not up to NARIC on how the White House Disability Group shares these calls/broadcasts the information. We at NARIC are happy to share the information that these calls are going on and what we learn as we listen in. I do know that the White House and the White House Disability Group do stream plenty of disability related information via google+, Twitter, etc. I would suggest emailing the disability group at to learn more. Thank you again!

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