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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium to Be Announced February 4th, 2016 and streamed online-rsvp

Registration is now open for the release of the 2015 Annual Compendium of Disability StatisticsThe Annual Disability Statistics Compendium is a web-based tool that pools disability statistics published by various federal agencies together in one place. When working on matters relating to persons with disabilities, the Compendium will make finding and using disability statistics faster and easier.

At the same event, Lewis Kraus, Deputy Director of the Public Health Institute's Center on Disability, will present the 2015 Disability Statistics Annual Report, a companion volume to the 2015 Disability Compendium, which highlights state and trend data using national maps and charts.

The Annual Compendium event, coordinated by the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC), will be held Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC, and streamed online.  The presentation will take place from 7:00 am to 12 noon Pacific Time (8:00 am to 1:00 pm Mountain / 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Central / 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Eastern).

You must register to participate online or in-person.  Register now at http://www.researchondisability.org/home/events/2015/10/01/register-to-attend-the-2015-annual-disability-statistics-compendium.

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