July 2015

Is KanCare Dumping PAS Recipients?

By |July 31st, 2015|

Advocates say KanCare's numbers aren't adding up. How can there be both a lower waiting list AND fewer people being served? Something is [...]

President Obama Signs the Gleason Act

By |July 31st, 2015|

Former NOLA Saints football player Steve Steve Gleason demonstrates how he uses eye-tracking technology to communicate. It’s about to become a lot easier [...]

Budget Impasse Closes Illinois CIL

By |July 30th, 2015|

Over 300 Illinoisans with disabilities went without the vital services of Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living after it temporarily closed on July 2 due [...]

Inaccessible Food Truck Protested

By |July 30th, 2015|

Food trucks are becoming increasingly popular in Austin and very many of them are inaccessible. Austin, Texas’ Veracruz food trucks are known for [...]

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 [...]

United Spinal Appoints James Weisman President

By |July 9th, 2015|

Photo by Rodney Choice On July 9, United Spinal Association announced James Weisman, current vice president and general counsel, as its new president [...]

June 2015

NYC Accessible Sidewalks Lawsuit to Proceed

By |June 26th, 2015|

New Yorkers who use wheelchairs continue to have difficulty with curb cuts, as shown in this screen shot from a video in Affect Magazine's [...]

D.C. Cab Companies About to Miss Accessibility Deadline

By |June 25th, 2015|

Good news — Washington, D.C., has a law requiring cabs to be accessible. Bad news — the District's cab companies are about to miss [...]

Wanted: Photos of Wheelchair Users at Major League Baseball Games

By |June 8th, 2015|

ADAFanCam shot: John Kerr and his wife Krystle Engelhart enjoy watching MLB games at the ball park together. Images of wheelchair users at [...]

First Ever Accessible Yoga Conference

By |June 5th, 2015|

The first Accessible Yoga Conference will take place September 12-13 in Santa Barbara, Calif., and organizers are offering New Mobility readers a 10 percent discount. “The mission [...]

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