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Man In Wheelchair Had To Go On A 5-Hour Quest Just To Get A Bagel

Man In Wheelchair Had To Go On A 5-Hour Quest Just To Get A Bagel

Elyse Wanshel  04. 4.2017
According to Google Maps, it should have taken Zach Anner 28 minutes to get from his hotel in Manhattan to The Bagel Store in Williamsburg,...
My Quest To Become A Queer Crippled Hero

My Quest To Become A Queer Crippled Hero

Andrew Morrison-Gurza  04. 1.2017
Everybody loves a good origin story, right? We love that moment the hero learned who they really were - the struggles that they went through...
Don't Forget About Deaf Sports Fans

Don't Forget About Deaf Sports Fans

Lydia L. Callis  02. 3.2017
The Super Bowl is a pinnacle sporting event here in the United States. The athletes, the commercials, the celebrities, the performances,...
As a Mother, I Can't 'Move On' After the Election

As a Mother, I Can't 'Move On' After the Election

Meredith McGee  02. 1.2017
Recently, my office was mostly empty, except for a friend who works across the hall from me. When everyone is gone, I listen to public...
Four Oscar Nominations For Best Picture Go To Films With Disability Connections

Four Oscar Nominations For Best Picture Go To Films With Disability Connections

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi  01.27.2017
Of the nine films nominated for Best Picture, four have themes or sub-plots related to disability.
Addressing Poverty Among The Disability Community -- One Policy At A Time

Addressing Poverty Among The Disability Community -- One Policy At A Time

Michael Morris  01.26.2017
These proposed policy reforms are just the beginning of a national dialogue about strategies to reduce poverty for working age adults with...
What Is The White House Trying To Tell People With Disabilities?

What Is The White House Trying To Tell People With Disabilities?

Tony Coelho  01.23.2017
Unfortunately, we know President Trump is already going after the Affordable Care Act.
Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech Revealed An Inconvenient Truth About Hollywood

Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech Revealed An Inconvenient Truth About Hollywood

Eleanor Goldberg  01.10.2017
When beloved actress Meryl Streep used her lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes Sunday as an opportunity to denounce the...
Record Gains In Employment For People With Disabilities As State Governments Mobilize

Record Gains In Employment For People With Disabilities As State Governments Mobilize

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi  01. 9.2017
According to the National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE), now marks the longest run of employment gains for Americans with disabilities...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson  01. 6.2017
As a woman who is used to breaking down barriers, I am especially worried about setbacks for women that may result from a Trump administration. The...
It's Time to Include Disabilities in Diversity

It's Time to Include Disabilities in Diversity

Janice S. Lintz  12.15.2016
Article after article discusses our need to ensure diversity, but they rarely mention disabilities.
How The Fast-Growing 'Sharing Economy' Can Benefit Those With Disabilities

How The Fast-Growing 'Sharing Economy' Can Benefit Those With Disabilities

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.  12.14.2016
The fast-growing 'sharing economy,' which enables buyers and sellers to connect through digital platforms, can perform a great service...
Stop Telling Me To Work Off My 'Disability Fat'

Stop Telling Me To Work Off My 'Disability Fat'

Andrew Morrison-Gurza  12.12.2016
I don’t know how many times in recent months I have opened up my Scruff app, or even Facebook to see people putting in their profiles...