The Dr. Joanne Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act of 2022, will recognize rehabilitation research facilities and the unique role the
Disability and Disease Aren’t Interchangeable
Not long ago, I was hired to do a sensitivity reading of a book manuscript, a guide for young adults about how people live with disabilities.
“NOT ALL CRIPS ARE CREEPS” by BEN MATTLIN
The esteemed Public Radio host John Hockenberry and world-famous artist Chuck Close were both accused of sexual improprieties.
Utilizing the Power of Sport to Change Perception of Disability
Nearly a decade ago I became a member of the disability community, a community that at the time I knew nothing about.
Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast
Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least.
Holiday ‘sting’ to target disability parking spot abusers at malls
Parking scoundrels beware.
Meet the Berkeley Man Who Helped Lead the Disability Rights Movement
“Hale” is a new short documentary film about Hale Zukas, who helped make Berkeley the birthplace of the disability rights movement.
Madison opens its first playground accessible to children with disabilities
The playground includes intellectually stimulating puzzles, an accessible merry-go-round and a smooth rubber surface around the play equipment.
Residents with Disabilities Take NYC Sidewalks to Court
Advocates for people with disabilities asked a federal court to declare that New York City has not done enough to make its sidewalks accessible.
The debate about authentic portrayal of people with disabilities in film is making headlines.
LIVING with a Spinal Cord Injury
I feel it must be said; my spinal cord injury doesn’t define me, it is a part of me, but it in no way defines who I am.
Disability Advocates Arrested Protesting Medicaid Cuts
Over 100 disability-rights advocates were arrested while protesting the newly abandoned proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.