October 2016

Financial Inclusion Summit Grapples with Unbanked and Underbanked People with Disabilities

By | October 31st, 2016|

Bankers, stakeholders, policymakers and people with disabilities met in Seattle to discuss how to engage more people with disabilities in the banking process at the [...]

May 2016

Going Back to High School

By | May 5th, 2016|

Back in 1984, Sheri, newly injured, was afraid and anxious. Today she is strong and confident. Thirty-two years ago, she took to her [...]

January 2016

Kelli Sem Denied Pharmacy School Accommodation

By | January 11th, 2016|

Kelli Sem has wanted to be a pharmacist since high school, but the 22-year-old says the North Dakota State University Pharmacy School is standing in her way.

December 2015

Jay Ruckelshaus Named as Rhodes Scholar

By | December 9th, 2015|

The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and among the most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world, and Jay Ruckelshaus, a senior at Duke University [...]

September 2015

Back to School: Stories of Success on Campus

By | September 1st, 2015|

Going to college after an SCI is different, but not impossibly so.

August 2015

President Lauds Americans with Disabilities Act at July 20 Event

By | August 4th, 2015|

Photo by White House photographer Pete Souza President Obama invited hundreds of advocates from around the nation to the White House on July [...]

May 2015

Why is the Wheelchair so Scary?

By | May 15th, 2015|

Growing up, there was a man, Mike, who lived down the street and who used a power wheelchair. He had broken his neck as a [...]

September 2014

Alice Wong’s Collaboration with StoryCorps

By | September 25th, 2014|

Alice Wong, an academic researcher and disability advocate from San Francisco, wanted to do something unique to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with [...]

February 2014

Books About Disability for Children

By | February 27th, 2014|

When I was raising my family, I couldn't find children's books that addressed the issue of disability in smart, eye-opening ways. There were books on [...]

November 2013

New Scholarship Fund for Students With Disabilities

By | November 1st, 2013|

The Jim and Martha Greenwood Fund will provide $1.3 million dollars in scholarships for SIU students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing degrees in science and engineering.

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