October 2015

What is United Spinal’s Advocacy Alliance?

By | October 1st, 2015|

A Conversation with Jenn Wolff, Manager, United Spinal’s Advocacy Alliance

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 [...]

#Prep4PWDs Twitter Chat about Emergency Prep on Sept. 15

By | September 14th, 2015|

There will be a Twitter chat about emergency preparedness and disability tomorrow at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern. This chat is being sponsored by the [...]

9/11 Remembrance: NEVER AGAIN Will We Be Left Out of Disaster Planning

By | September 11th, 2015|

On this 14th anniversary of that horrible day when our world turned upside down, I humbly ask that you remember in your thoughts and prayers [...]

Meet Ross Meglathery, New Director of VetsFirst

By | September 1st, 2015|

As the newly minted director, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself and discuss my vision

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 [...]

Hands Off Our Legs! — Amputees to Protest New Medicare Rule

By | August 25th, 2015|

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, a rally protesting proposed Medicare cuts to the standard of care for 2 million amputees will take place at 2 [...]

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 [...]

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