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Release: Dec. 16, 1999

WSUI-AM 910, KSUI-FM airs program on federal disability policy Dec. 18-19

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Katy Corrigan, disability counsel for Tom Harkin, (D-Iowa), will discuss federal disability policy this week on "Access at Iowa," a UI Radio Forum program broadcast by WSUI AM-910. The program airs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. It airs on KSUI-FM 91.7 at 5:30 p.m. Sunday Dec. 19. David Leshtz, disability educator at the UI Hospital School, will host the program.

Corrigan will give a progress report on legislation and other disability related issues that Harkin has either sponsored or supported through various federal policies, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Workforce Improvement Incentives Act.