Here is the chance to finally have the candidates directly answer the questions that effect people with disabilities. Our issues generally are ignored or subsumed in other issues so now lets participate and have the candidate's flesh out their positions, at this decision-making time.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), a national disability nonprofit, organized this event along with over 80 sponsoring national, state, and local disability organizations. The non-partisan forum commemorates the 18th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and addresses the issues most important to the disability community in the current electoral cycle.
When: Saturday July 26, 2008 from 12:30pm-4:00pm Eastern Time
forum take place in Columbus, Ohio
Members of the public may attend in person or watch the forum via web cast.
Who: Presidential campaign candidates Senator John McCain will participate via satellite; Senator Tom Harkin will appear in person on Senator Obama's behalf as he is traveling outside the country. News anchor and journalist Judy Woodruff will select the questions and will moderate.
How to Register: For more information or to register for this event visit http://www.aapd.com/News/election/080423aapd.htm Registration is free and still open, but organizers urge those desiring to attend to register soon. Advance registration is required to view the web cast and ensures that your computer is able to properly stream the video.