September 2016

Details from Hillary Clinton’s Disability Employment Policy Speech

By | September 27th, 2016|

On Sept. 21 Hillary Clinton became the first presidential candidate to give a major speech on a disability issue.

Did We Only Take from the Civil Rights Movement?

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Theo Braddy's challenge to disability rights leaders: Fight discrimination and oppression in all its forms, and pursue civil rights for everyone.

Disaster Response During Louisiana Flood Significantly Improved

By | September 15th, 2016|

The response to those with disabilities improved from the response during Katrina, according to the Red Cross.

July 2016

More Accessible Taxis Coming to Chicago

By | July 13th, 2016|

Although Chicago is already a very accessible destination, it’s getting ready to ramp up that access a notch with the coming influx of even more [...]

Xbox Avatars May Soon Sport Wheelchairs

By | July 7th, 2016|

In a move cheered by gamers with disabilities, Xbox may soon include an option for avatars to use Xbox-themed wheelchairs. And how these images were [...]

May 2016

United Spinal: Leading the Transportation Fight

By | May 2nd, 2016|

For more than 30 years United Spinal Association has led the fight for affordable, accessible transportation, and today this includes holding Uber accountable to provide rides to all wheelchair users.

April 2016

Clinton and Sanders Confirm Support of Disability Integration Act

By | April 20th, 2016|

Although they may disagree on various foreign policy issues and argue about the future of climate change, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

United Spinal Association and New York City Reach Settlement on Curb Cuts

By | April 13th, 2016|

New Yorkers who use wheelchairs continue to have difficulty with curb cuts, as shown in this screen shot from a video in Affect Magazine‘s [...]

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 [...]

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