February 2016

SCI Life: February 2016

By |February 1st, 2016|

“There is not much I can’t do anymore, other than walk.”

November 2015

Economic Self-Sufficiency the “Bone in My Throat,” says Sen. Harkin

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Despite the increased accessibility the ADA has brought for millions, Iowa’s recently-retired Sen. Tom Harkin says it has also failed many.

September 2015

A Nose for Hospitality

By |September 1st, 2015|

For sommelier and para Yannick Benjamin, nothing is better than bringing people together over a great bottle of wine.

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 [...]

Crip Buzz: August 2015

By |August 1st, 2015|

Wheelchair-using entrepreneur and chef Aleem Syed owns and operates a fully accessible food truck

July 2015

Brandon Coats Fired for Medical Marijuana

By |July 30th, 2015|

Brandon Coats thought holding a state-issued medical marijuana card meant his job was safe from random drug tests. Even though he did nothing illegal, he [...]

June 2015

Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

By |June 1st, 2015|

Darren Brehm has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.

April 2015

Portrait of a Detective as a Real Person

By |April 1st, 2015|

Working cold cases is a job Bryce Clarke, a C5 quad, lives and breathes.

January 2015

Bully Pulpit: Penalized for Working

By |January 1st, 2015|

Who would have thought that today, as we approach the 25th anniversary of the ADA, a quadriplegic high school teacher would have to fight her own government in order to keep teaching?

October 2014

October’s Focus: Jobs and Disability

By |October 16th, 2014|

It's truly sad that only during the month of October, aka National Disability Employment Awareness Month, is attention officially paid to the critical issue of [...]

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