October 2016

Uber Sued by Access Living for Lack of Wheelchair Access

By | October 18th, 2016|

Saying it has run out of patience waiting for Uber to serve wheelchair users, Chicago-based Access Living filed a lawsuit against the ride-share giant on Oct. 13.

Paraplegic Lenin Moreno Garcés May Become President of Ecuador

By | October 12th, 2016|

Ecuador's next president may be Lenin Moreno Garces, a paraplegic. He served as vice president from 2007 to 2013.

September 2016

Superfest International Disability Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years

By | September 27th, 2016|

The longest running disability film festival shows no sign of slowing down. It's more inclusive than ever.

Details from Hillary Clinton’s Disability Employment Policy Speech

By | September 27th, 2016|

On Sept. 21 Hillary Clinton became the first presidential candidate to give a major speech on a disability issue.

Paralyzed Teen Jerika Bolen Dies, as Planned

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Jerika Bolen, the teen at the center of a controversy over whether people with nonterminal disabilities should be allowed to end their lives, has died.

Bezgraniz Couture Inclusive Clothing Coming to LA Fashion Week

By | September 22nd, 2016|

Bezgraniz Couture is coming to America! The inclusive clothing line will debut at Los Angeles Fashion Week on Oct. 2.

Finally — Hands-Free Pokémon GO is Possible (for a Price)

By | September 16th, 2016|

Soon those willing to pay $349 can wander into traffic or fall off cliffs chasing the elusive Pikachu just like everyone else.

Disaster Response During Louisiana Flood Significantly Improved

By | September 15th, 2016|

The response to those with disabilities improved from the response during Katrina, according to the Red Cross.

August 2016

Major Budget Cuts Impact Rio 2016 Paralympics

By | August 29th, 2016|

This year's fencing event will be held at Olympic Park, as the site where it was originally to take place will be dismantled as [...]

Valentino May be the Most Accessible Beach Ever

By | August 22nd, 2016|

Opening this past June, the Valentino Beach Club has what may be the most wheelchair accessible beach ever. The Calabria, Italy, resort installed private raised [...]

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