The International Symbol of Access is suppose to indicate barrier-free areas for all disabled people, but the symbol itself seems to be the biggest obstacle for many of us.
Tina Whiteface and Justin Nugpe, Sr. shares how the Medicaid waiver has allowed them to live in the community in Wyoming.
David Decker and Mel Leviton shares the important role self-advocates in Idaho played in passing the ABLE Act in their state.
Ric Nelson and Maggie Winston discuss the fight they took to live the life they deserve in Alaska.
Disability Law Center of Massachusetts created a video for their annual fundraiser, asking attendees to consider donating to their organization.
Disability Rights Maryland provides an array of services to state residents with disability that focuses on upholding their legal rights, promoting self-advocacy and peer-support, and change policies that will empower and not hinder the independence and inclusion of disabled people. Some of the assistance provided includes access to housing, mental health care, special education, transportation, freedom from abuse and neglect, and discrimination.
Blind students shouldn’t have to choose between knowledge and independence – but they are often forced to. Does this sound like an equal education to you? Courtney Cole calls out the inequality that blind students face in Washington State and across the US.
Obergefell v. Hodges marked a huge legal victory for LGBTQ Americans. But what if marriage equality isn’t so equal after all?
Like the Mic outlines the need for facilitators and organizers to prioritize accessibility at their public events and meetings. The use of microphones benefits everyone, and allows attendees to feel fully included.