Judy Heumann, a lifelong disability rights activist, author, and public speaker has died.
Britney Spears Guardianship is a Disability Rights Case
By Ben Mattlin
Last month, pop star Britney Spears went to court to protest the guardianship she’d been under since 2008. She told a judge in Los Angeles that
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.