March 2016

Wheelchair Accessible Gondola Rides Debut in Venice

By | March 30th, 2016|

They are used to singing “That’s Amore” as they navigate the picturesque canals of Venice, and now veteran gondoliers Enrico Greifenberg and Alessandro Dalla Pieta [...]

#CripTheVote Lights Up the Internet

By | March 9th, 2016|

As the 2016 election process heats up, newly launched online campaign #CripTheVote is lighting up the Internet as a way to bring awareness to disability [...]

Is Long Term Managed Healthcare the Best States Can Come Up With?

By | March 4th, 2016|

As states turn to long term managed health care to streamline services, consumers like Tom Turner are left wondering if there's a better way. [...]

Election Day: Show Up, Be Seen, Advocate and #RevUp! the Vote

By | March 2nd, 2016|

Lex Frieden, a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act, director, Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) program at TIRR Memorial Hermann, addresses a [...]

Training the Red Cross for Disaster

By | March 1st, 2016|

From Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy to the wildfires of California and floods of South Carolina, there’s been one thing in common: The Red Cross hasn’t understood disability, and that has put lives at risk.

February 2016

Greyhound Settles with Department of Justice over ADA Violation Claims

By | February 19th, 2016|

Greyhound Bus Lines, the nation’s largest bus company, has agreed to pay over $375,000 in compensation and penalty fines to settle claims that it repeatedly [...]

Handcyclist Joe Stone Settles Complaint Against Montana Marathon

By | February 19th, 2016|

Handcyclist Joe Stone has settled his disability discrimination complaint against Run Wild Missoula after the marathon agreed to allow handcycles and wheelchairs in the race [...]

United Spinal Member Sues for Safe and Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

By | February 12th, 2016|

United Spinal Association member and employee David Heard, a wheelchair user, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its failure to provide safe [...]

Illinois Budget Impasse Holds Disabled Hostage

By | February 2nd, 2016|

So far Access Living has been able to avoid laying anyone off, but is running a deficit as a result of the Illinois budget [...]

United Spinal News

By | February 1st, 2016|

United Spinal Requests Safe And Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty; Chapter’s Persistence Rewarded With Neilsen Grant

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