November 2015

Accessible Housing: There Ought to be An Ordinance

By | November 23rd, 2015|

The issues around accessible housing are kind of a mess. The checklist for ideal accessibility (and downright requirements) is huge: ground-level or with an elevator, [...]

bTizzy: Etsy for Artists with Disabilities

By | November 20th, 2015|

Cool new disability-related websites are popping up all the time, but one to definitely check out is bTizzy, a new online marketplace and community for [...]

Accessible Housing: Modifying My Apartment

By | November 16th, 2015|

It’s not easy to find a new home. The place needs to feel comfortable, warm, with good ambience and a little feng shui. When you [...]

Smart Homes Get Smarter

By | November 1st, 2015|

Environmental control units can be your friends, making life simpler and easier.

August 2015

The Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act is Introduced

By | August 21st, 2015|

Look closely — this house's front door was designed with a no-step entrance. Eleanor Smith’ 30-plus years of advocacy for Visitability in new [...]

May 2015

March 2015

The Tao of Mowing

By | March 17th, 2015|

Mowing the lawn takes care of Bob's grass, and his family reaps the rewards. I spent Sunday afternoon engaged in my most coveted [...]

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.

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