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Haitian Women with Disabilities Present to the CEDAW Committee

Read the Press Release (Word) February 26 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Diana Samarasan, Founding Executive DirectorTelephone: +1-617-261-4593Email: dsamarasan@disabilityrightsfund.orgWebsite: www.disabilityrightsfund.orgTwitter: @DisabRightsFund Haitian Women with Disabilities Present to the CEDAW Committee This week, from February 21-26, Haitian delegates from women-led disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs) have participated in civil society briefings of the Committee on the Elimination of … Read more…

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Crossing the Street

September 30, 2015 By Kerry Thompson for the Usher Snydrome Coalition Blog Kerry was born and raised in southern Louisiana where she was diagnosed as profoundly deaf at two years of age and at ten years, diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa.  After receiving her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, as well … Read more…