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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.

Nov 3, 2017
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.

Oct 31, 2017
Uber hit with ADA lawsuit in New Orleans

Uber is being sued by three New Orleanians with disabilities for not accommodating riders who use power wheelchairs.

Oct 27, 2017
United Spinal Association Invites the Disability Community to Participate in a National Survey about Accessible Parking and Placard Abuse

The online survey takes about 10 minutes and will impact policies related to parking for people with disabilities.

Oct 26, 2017
You Are Special! Now Stop Being Different

Let me tell you about my relationship with the school desk. From my first day at Penny Camp Elementary School in 1982, it was fraught.

Oct 13, 2017
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.

Oct 11, 2017
Employers Miss Opportunities for Workers with Disabilities

Most employers often overlook recruiting and training practices that could expand employment opportunities according to a national survey.

Oct 10, 2017
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.

Sep 29, 2017
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.

Sep 26, 2017
How I navigate the NYC subway system in a wheelchair

David Choi exposes the challenges and physical barriers many wheelchair users face when using public transportation.

Sep 21, 2017
ROLLING ROLE MODELS ON TV – By Ben Mattlin

Recently, an important anniversary passed quietly. Important to me, anyway. It was 50 years since the TV show “Ironside” first aired.

Sep 19, 2017
How This 27-Year-Old Filmmaker Is Helping People With Disabilities Own Their Narratives

Reid Davenport was born with cerebral palsy and has dedicated his life to giving people living with disabilities a voice in today’s narrative.

Aug 28, 2017
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