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People With Disabilities Can Easily Find Accessible Spots With This App

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.23.2015 | Good News

Inspired by his own experiences, a filmmaker has created an app to help people with disabilities. Jason Da Silva was diagnosed with multiple scler...

An Open Letter to Handicap Parking Violaters: Just Stop

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Rachelle Friedman

I think the disabled community is just fed up with hearing the old "I was only parking there for a minute" line on a fairly regular basis. We're annoyed with people assuming that there is a slim chance someone will need the spot while they're inside.

Mandy Velez

Mom Calls For Change After 4-Year-Old With Special Needs Is Blocked From Pageant

HuffingtonPost.com | Mandy Velez | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents

When Rebecca Uccello signed her daughter, Izabella, up for the "Little Miss Springfield" pageant, she thought it would be a nice change of pace. Izabe...

Our National Failure to Commit

Don Kraus | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Don Kraus

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities' opponents seem stuck in a partisan twilight zone of UN black helicopters and conspiracy theories that undercuts U.S. influence in global affairs. They've perfected a method of defeating virtually every treaty that comes along.

PHOTOS: CTA Unveils New 5000-Series Rail Cars

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

The first of 706 new CTA cars made their debut on the Pink Line Wednesday and were met with mixed reactions from Chicagoans. The new cars--the fir...

Gov't Wants To Update Americans With Disabilities Act For Cyberspace

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — Emergency call centers could be equipped to communicate by text message. Websites might need to be programmed to speak to blind users....