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“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.

Jan 11, 2018
Technology has changed our world, but hasn’t done enough for people with disabilities

That quest for mobility has been with me my entire adult life.

Nov 23, 2017
Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least.

Nov 22, 2017
Self-Driving Car Tech Can Help Another Form of Transport: Wheelchairs

This innovation can change millions of lives today without introducing a single car to the road. Think: self-driving wheelchairs.

Nov 20, 2017
Airbnb acquires Accomable to offer home rentals for travelers with disabilities

Airbnb acquired startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities.

Nov 17, 2017
Google’s new plan to create more accessible offices

A holistic approach to universal design wants to make the workspace better for all.

Nov 7, 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
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
19 states are cracking down on fake service dogs

The long-term goal is the creation of a national certification program and registry for legitimately trained service dogs.

Oct 23, 2017
The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t.

Oct 20, 2017
Pimp My Wheelchair

“I want this chair to be a reflection of the sophisticated world-traveling adventurer that I am,” deadpans comedian Zach Anner.

Oct 19, 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
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