2014 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Audio Recording

"Disability Rights in the 21st Century:

Creative Solutions for Achieving the Right to Live in the World"

Theme Keynote Address

Margaret "Jenny" Hatch, Advocate, and Jonathan Martinis, Legal Director, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Panel I--Discrimination Against Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems

Presenter: Michael W. Bien, Managing Partner, Rosen, Bien, Galvan, & Grunfeld, LLP

Presenter: Talila A. Lewis, Founder and President, Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD)

Presenter: Joseph B. Tulman, Professor of Law and Director, Took Crowell Institute for Youth, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

2014 Keynote Address

Catherine E. Lhamon, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education

Panel II--Next Steps in Olmstead Litigation

Presenter: Matthew W. Dietz, President and Litigation Director, Disability Independence Group, Inc.

Presenter: Barry Taylor, Vice President for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality

Panel III--Rights of Parents with Disabilities

Presenter: Carrie Ann Lucas, Executive Director, Center for Rights of Parents with Disabilities

Presenter: Robyn Powell, Attorney Advisor, National Council on Disability

Panel IV-- Supported Decision Making as an Alternative to Guardianship

Presenter: Peter Blanck, University Professor, Syracuse University, and Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

Presenter: Maureen Henry, Former Executive Director, Utah Commission on Aging

Presenter: Jonathan Martinis, Legal Director, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Panel V-- How to Work with the Media to Get the Disability Rights Message Across

Presenter: Christopher S. Danielsen, Director of Public Relations, National Federation of the Blind

Presenter: Theresa Vargas, Staff Writer, The Washington Post