Kathleen Blank

Kathleen Blank is an attorney, professional mediator and consultant on disability policy and programs based in Glendale, Ariz. She is former senior attorney adviser at the National Council on Disability, an independent Washington, D.C., federal agency that makes recommendations to the president and Congress on disability policy.

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It is Not a Disability Issue (07/08/03)
The issue of party capacity to mediate comes up with some frequency in the context of disputes involving one or more parties with a disability. Although capacity is an issue that applies to parties who are not people with disabilities, parties with disabilities more often may be judged unfairly as lacking in capacity.