April 2015

Raising a Ruckus: The Fear Factor

By | April 1st, 2015|

The response from walkies will be, "Are you nuts? Go there after sundown?"

September 2014

A Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada

By | September 4th, 2014|

Researchers at Canada‘s Carleton University have unveiled A Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada, a virtual exhibit that explores the historical relationships between assistive technology, [...]

February 2014

US Airways Fined $1.2 Million

By | February 20th, 2014|

US Airways has been fined $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation after the DOT reviewed approximately 300 complaints filed by passengers who use [...]

December 2013

New DOL Rules to Boost Employment

By | December 17th, 2013|

Federal contractors' workforces must consist of 7 percent of people with disabilities when new Department of Labor rules take effect in March. This change could [...]

“Disabled” Mannequins Challenge Concept of Beauty

By | December 5th, 2013|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8umFV69fNg Have you seen this video yet? It’s part of the “Because Who is Perfect? Get Closer.” campaign by Pro Infirmis in honor of the [...]

November 2013

New Scholarship Fund for Students With Disabilities

By | November 1st, 2013|

The Jim and Martha Greenwood Fund will provide $1.3 million dollars in scholarships for SIU students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing degrees in science and engineering.

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