October 2015

Oct. 19 Forum on Increasing Access to Golden Gate National Recreation Area

By |October 7th, 2015|

The National Park Services and wheelchairtraveling.com has teamed up to cosponsor a forum intended to increase the accessibility of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. [...]

Step Away From That Accessible Stall or Meet the Lioness

By |October 7th, 2015|

Nancy Xia says she's usually a lamb ... unless that accessible stall is taken by someone who doesn't need it. If I could [...]

Is the American Red Cross Unsafe for Disabled People?

By |October 1st, 2015|

Photo courtesy of Portlight Strategies Portlight Strategies and the National Council on Independent Living are considering severing ties with the American Red Cross [...]

September 2015

#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 [...]

August 2015

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rolling for Rights: 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill

By |August 1st, 2015|

Roll on Capitol Hill is United Spinal’s signature policy event that highlights key advocacy priorities for the disability community

July 2015

Is KanCare Dumping PAS Recipients?

By |July 31st, 2015|

Advocates say KanCare's numbers aren't adding up. How can there be both a lower waiting list AND fewer people being served? Something is [...]

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 [...]

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