November 2015

Seattle Sued Over Broken, Missing Curb Cuts

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Cuquis Robledo demonstrates one of Seattle's many "crappy curbs." Disability Rights Washington has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Seattle over [...]

Economic Self-Sufficiency the “Bone in My Throat,” says Sen. Harkin

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Despite the increased accessibility the ADA has brought for millions, Iowa’s recently-retired Sen. Tom Harkin says it has also failed many.

October 2015

Everyday Advocacy: Theater Seating Denied

By |October 1st, 2015|

I like movies, but a recent experience at a theater in New Jersey has left me upset.

September 2015

Cedar Rapids to Install, Repair or Replace Curb Cuts

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Wheelchair users in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will have an easier time getting around now that the city and U.S. Department of Justice reached a $15 [...]

August 2015

DOL Home Care Rule Upheld in Court

By |August 26th, 2015|

In Texas, personal assistants and ADAPT activists march together to try to get the pay of all attendants raised to $10. Nationally, personal assistants [...]

The Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act is Introduced

By |August 21st, 2015|

Look closely — this house's front door was designed with a no-step entrance. Eleanor Smith’ 30-plus years of advocacy for Visitability in new [...]

Bronx Medical Center Sued Under ADA

By |August 11th, 2015|

A Bronx medical center is facing legal troubles after a federal lawsuit was filed against it on July 29 over complaints that it fails to [...]

President Lauds Americans with Disabilities Act at July 20 Event

By |August 4th, 2015|

Photo by White House photographer Pete Souza President Obama invited hundreds of advocates from around the nation to the White House on July [...]

July 2015

President Obama Signs the Gleason Act

By |July 31st, 2015|

Former NOLA Saints football player Steve Steve Gleason demonstrates how he uses eye-tracking technology to communicate. It’s about to become a lot easier [...]

Brandon Coats Fired for Medical Marijuana

By |July 30th, 2015|

Brandon Coats thought holding a state-issued medical marijuana card meant his job was safe from random drug tests. Even though he did nothing illegal, he [...]

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