March 2016

#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

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 [...]

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

January 2016

Disability Integration Act Introduced

By | January 13th, 2016|

“When you're forced to live in an institution and segregated from the community, your civil rights are being violated,”

Access, Transportation and Progress: Everything is Not Awesome

By | January 8th, 2016|

If you took a look at my Facebook feed lately, you’d think that transportation is more accessible than ever.

Timmons Tapped as Red Cross Disability Integration Coordinator

By | January 6th, 2016|

The Red Cross announced on Dec. 16 that Paul Timmons will serve as disability integration coordinator for the national provider of emergency assistance and disaster relief.

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