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June 2015

Simi Linton Awarded Medal of Distinction from Barnard

By |June 4th, 2015|

Simi Linton, one of America’s foremost experts on disability and the arts, was honored with a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College during spring commencement [...]

May 2015

California Shuts Down Leap Transit

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Luxury bus company Leap removed access features to make room for leather armchairs and bar seats. San Francisco’s luxury bus company Leap Transit [...]

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

By |May 20th, 2015|

Photo by Shutterschwab Katherine Beattie is shredding the wheelchair motocross scene, finishing eighth overall in her first WCMX World Championships, held in April [...]

First Responders Disability Awareness Training

By |May 18th, 2015|

With all of the bad news in the media these days about harmful — and sometimes deadly — interactions between people with disabilities and first [...]

The Steve Gleason Act Passes Senate

By |May 4th, 2015|

Former New Orleans Saints football player Steve Gleason communicates via a speech generating device. The Steve Gleason Act of 2015 unanimously passed the [...]

Luxury Bus Service Leap Will Restore One Lift

By |May 4th, 2015|

Luxury bus company Leap removed access features to make room for leather armchairs and bar seats. Advocates were infuriated to discover San Francisco’s [...]

April 2015

San Diego Transit Yanked Wheelchair User’s Discount Fare Card

By |April 27th, 2015|

A San Diego man is battling the local transit system after Metropolitan Transit System police confiscated his discount fare card, saying he couldn’t provide sufficient [...]

Los Angeles Will Fix Crumbling, Inaccessible Sidewalks

By |April 10th, 2015|

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Attorney Guy Wallace and CALIF Director Lillibeth Navarro After years of legal wrangling, the City of Los Angeles [...]

Anthem Approves Paralyzed Toddler’s Wheelchair, but Not Wheels

By |April 1st, 2015|

Little Crue Allred has outgrown his ZipZac wheelchair, but Anthem insurance is balking at approving a new wheelchair for the 2-year-old boy. When [...]

A Q-and-A with Aubrey Allred: When Our Son was Denied a Wheelchair

By |April 1st, 2015|

Little Crue Allred has outgrown his ZipZac wheelchair, but Anthem insurance is balking at approving a new wheelchair. The story of 2-year-old Crue [...]

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