January 2016

Timmons Tapped as Red Cross Disability Integration Coordinator

By | January 6th, 2016|

The Red Cross announced on Dec. 16 that Paul Timmons will serve as disability integration coordinator for the national provider of emergency assistance and disaster relief.

Mexico’s Yucatan: Discovering an Ancient World in Modern Times

By | January 1st, 2016|

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula has great beaches and a rich history.

December 2015

Wheelchair-using Pedestrians More Likely to be Struck

By | December 10th, 2015|

Traveling on the road in your wheelchair may be even more dangerous than you think. Wheelchair-using pedestrians are over a third more likely to be [...]

Wheelchair Users Push Back Against Red Rocks Ticket Resellers

By | December 2nd, 2015|

Colorado advocates are pushing back against ticket reselling websites like StubHub and SeatGeek that they say are snapping up accessible seats at the Red Rocks [...]

Over 500 Amtrak Stations Still Inaccessible

By | December 2nd, 2015|

The Americans with Disabilities Act, passed 25 years ago, gave Amtrak 20 years to make its stations accessible. Now it’s five years past that deadline, [...]

Accessible Yoga: Sharing Serenity

By | December 1st, 2015|

Shakti Bell enjoys her warrior pose in the perfect setting. It seems like there is a new yoga style invented almost every month, [...]

Buying a First Home

By | December 1st, 2015|

There are few things more terrifying and exciting to a person with a disability than being a first-time home buyer. Many options exist, from building [...]

November 2015

20 States on Wheels: New Accessible U.S. Travel Guide

By | November 27th, 2015|

If you’re already planning that big road trip for next summer, or simply trying to decide where to take your next trip in the U.S., [...]

Accessible Housing: There Ought to be An Ordinance

By | November 23rd, 2015|

The issues around accessible housing are kind of a mess. The checklist for ideal accessibility (and downright requirements) is huge: ground-level or with an elevator, [...]

Accessible Housing: Modifying My Apartment

By | November 16th, 2015|

It’s not easy to find a new home. The place needs to feel comfortable, warm, with good ambience and a little feng shui. When you [...]

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