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Don OCallaghan
39:24
face shields
Don OCallaghan
40:19
Is anyone working on including Intellectual Disability in the ADA?
CNMI - Jennifer Castro
40:38
I think the CDC recommends masks vs face shields because it conforms to the face better.
Michael Thornton
42:09
On the infinity mask, I have worn some when running - but it's hard because when I pull it down, it feels like something is gabbing me around the neck
Mark Knight Dixon
42:17
Where I live, the public transit system is adhering to social distancing guidelines.
Don OCallaghan
42:46
Deaf, blind and mobility are different from Intellectual Disability. We need to work on this. It won't be easy, but we should be looking at it.
Laura Newell
43:51
On the buses in Charlotte, N.C. they have limited seating and you have to wear a masks while riding the bus.
Shannon Rivas
44:42
Same thing with Intracity Transit buses in Hot Springs, AR.
Michael Thornton
45:01
Same here in Little Rock Arkansas Mark
Laura Newell
45:22
It is the law that you have to wear a masks or face covering to go into a store or a restaurant but not everyone wears one and the store employees rarely says anything to them to enforce the ruling which is frustrating.
CNMI - Jennifer Castro
45:59
I agree, Laura!
Michael Thornton
46:04
They don't want "Karens" to go off on them Laura...
Shannon Rivas
46:04
I always wear my mask when I go to the grocery store or Walmart for safety reasons.
Laura Newell
46:47
A year or so ago our Self-Advocate group did a menu accessible project to see which manus were accessible for those with visual impairments like if they had braille menus or if you are deaf due they have picture menus
Randy (she/her/hers)
47:51
I've never heard of deaf people using picture menus. Interesting.
Laura Newell
48:34
? Do they have talking menus on their website? We have some restaurants that are open in N.C. with limited seating.
Don OCallaghan
49:02
The ADA uses the words, "Qualified Person With Disability" It is far to easy to say a person with Intellectual Disability is not qualified.
steve barsh
49:40
hi every one restauants in new York seating in and out
Randy (she/her/hers)
52:02
In SC we have (limited) seating inside and outside. Mask are required in grocery stores.
Don OCallaghan
53:26
People with Autism experience physical pain when wearing a face mask. Face shields can help with that.
Michael Thornton
53:48
thank u DON
Shannon Rivas
54:09
CHI St. Vincent's Hospital in Hot Springs requires hearing impaired people to use the VRI (Video Relay Interpreter) but it has had a lot of issues but they don't allow live interpreters to be with that person, not because of the pandemic going on.
Randy (she/her/hers)
54:35
The masks pose a challenge to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing as they may need to read lips as their preferred method of communication.
Randy (she/her/hers)
54:52
And I'm not seeing a lot of folks willing to purchase masks with the clear window.
Michael Thornton
55:30
Shannon, you do know that using VRI only is not providing access...
Shannon Rivas
55:46
Too expensive for a face shield?
Mike Rogers
57:49
Bye everyone
Michael Thornton
01:03:22
the census count affects policy which affects disability funding
Michael Thornton
01:04:14
have a good day - need to go. ty for having meeting
Michelle
01:04:47
Have to go to another meeting. Have a great day/weekend.