DisBeat Announces the Top 10 News Moments by Americans with Disabilities: 2015

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DisBeat is pleased to announce that it has officially named the The Top 10 Moments for Americans with Disabilities: 2015.

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DisBeat is a new national communications initiative designed to coordinate and promote proactive messaging on disability rights issues.

These moments were chosen for their political potency, their historical significance, and/or for their authentic narrative quality, which helped to bring the issues of Americans with disabilities into the cultural zeitgeist in the year 2015.

After combing through the suggestions of hundreds of national and local thought leaders, allies of disability rights movement, DisBeat has selected what it believes to be the most significant news moments in the year 2015.

These moments were chose for their political potency, their historical significance, and/or for their authentic narrative quality, which helped to bring the issues of Americans with disabilities into the cultural zeitgeist in the year 2015.

For DisBeat’s all Top 10 Moments for Americans With Disabilities: 2015, please follow this link.

About DisBeat: DisBeat is a national communications initiative designed to coordinate and promote proactive messaging on disability rights issues throughout the country. DisBeat will use a variety of communication tools, including social media, to bring attention to disability issues from an authentic disability perspective. DisBeat will also maintain a database of subject-matter experts, fact sheets and talking points on a variety of critical issues facing 56.7 million Americans with Disabilities. DisBeat js a project of The ADA Legacy Projects. Initial Partners include ADAPT of Montana, Center for Disability Rights, Disability Rights Center, Disability Visibility Project, EIN SOF Communications, Nothing Without Us Media, and Shepherd Center (http://www.adalegacy.com/disbeat).

About The ADA Legacy Project: The mission of The ADA Legacy Project is to honor the contributions of people with disabilities and their allies by preserving the history of the disability rights movement, by celebrating its milestones, and by educating the public, media and future generations of advocates.
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