February 2015

Everyday Advocacy: Condo Accessibility

By |February 1st, 2015|

Although condos are not covered by the ADA, some features must be accessible under Fair Housing laws, and discrimination is illegal.

January 2015

New Track Chair Options

By |January 30th, 2015|

Blaze your own Trax Last May we took an in-depth look at the emerging field of track chairs. If you missed it, or have no [...]

Accessible Living Before Its Time

By |January 1st, 2015|

The Laurent House — a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece — set the bar for accessible living more than 60 years ago.

December 2014

Two Websites to Help the Search for an Accessible Home

By |December 10th, 2014|

Photo courtesy of OneLevelHousing.com. All wheelchair users know searching for an accessible home is not easy. Sometimes we can get lucky searching on [...]

November 2014

My Favorite Adapted Baking Tools

By |November 20th, 2014|

I love to bake, but holy cow do my hands fight me! I don't let this stop me, though. Fresh baked cookies, pineapple upside-down cake, [...]

Rosemarie Rossetti’s “Universal Design” Home

By |November 17th, 2014|

Rosemarie Rosetti and Mark Leder After Rosemarie Rossetti became paralyzed in 1998, she encountered significant barriers in navigating the old two-story home she [...]

October 2014

Ms. Wheelchair NY Demands More Accessible Housing

By |October 22nd, 2014|

Andrea Dalzell, 27, is the new Ms. Wheelchair New York 2015. Her platform is two-fold — promote activities for people with spinal cord injuries and [...]

SCI Life: October 2014

By |October 1st, 2014|

Yoga Teacher Mary-Jo Fetterly; Universal Design; Winter Clothing

September 2014

Lynx Grills: The ADA Grill

By |September 22nd, 2014|

The ADA grill is fully accessible — and sadly very expensive. Summer is almost over, and for many that also means the end [...]

August 2014

Where are the disabled in TV ads?

By |August 20th, 2014|

Nordstrom has long used models with disabilities, such as Jillian Mercado, who is shown in this photo from the Associated Press. A friend [...]

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