Thanks to a years-old administrative snafu, FEMA’s first and only director of the Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Marcie Roth, has been asked to [...]
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.
On Dec. 5, The Ruderman Family Foundation announced the winners for its 2016 Ruderman Prize in Inclusion, which honors innovative organizations that work to advance [...]
A coalition of Colorado disability advocacy groups have filed a class action lawsuit against the city of Denver on behalf of six disabled Coloradoans claiming [...]
Dealing with the VA and making sure you get the benefits and services you need can be tricky. Luckily you have a friend at VetsFirst.
Q. The electric wheelchair I’ve been using the last 10 years is beyond repair, and my vendor says replacement parts are unavailable. My need for the wheelchair is critical. Now I have learned that my level of disability does not allow me to have a chair with the same features. I have been “demoted” to a standard power wheelchair.
Bankers, stakeholders, policymakers and people with disabilities met in Seattle to discuss how to engage more people with disabilities in the banking process at the [...]