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What It Says To My Daughter When Lawmakers Treat Accessibility As An Afterthought
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No other group in society needs to prove that its members deserve access to a public space.
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From Trails To Exhibits, National Parks Aim To Increase Accessibility
By Rebecca Reynolds Yonker, AP
Nine parks have received more than $10 million to design and build accessibility projects as examples for other parks.
Donald Trump To Paralympians: You Are 'Tough To Watch'
Actually, for a lot of people, it's Trump who's tough to watch.
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Video Shows Syracuse Frat Boys Miming Sexual Assault On Disabled Person
The university booted the frat and slapped 18 students with disciplinary charges.
I Have Cerebral Palsy And A Higher Sex Drive Than You
This gay man has cerebral palsy and is fighting for visibility within the LGBTQ community.
House Votes To Roll Back The ADA
Disability advocates were dragged from the Capitol Building after a bill to gut the ADA was passed in the House.
Human Rights Watch
Disabled Prisoners Raped, Abused, Kept In Solitary In Australia, Report Says
One man was kept in solitary confinement for 19 years, Human Rights Watch says.
The Hypocrisy Of The White House’s “Inclusion” Week
First Lady Melania Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos kicked off a “Week of Inclusion” as part of an anti-bullying prevention campaign. But the White House’s agenda sings a different tune.
His Future Depends On The Future Of Medicaid
For Justin Martin, who has cerebral palsy, the opportunity to go to college hinges on his access to Medicaid.
The Real Cost Of Cutting Medicaid
Cutting Medicaid would have some very real consequences for people like college student Justin Martin
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Chester County DA
Bail-Jumper Accused Of Sucker-Punching Man With Cerebral Palsy
Barry Baker is "a bully" who was sought by every cop on the street, the DA said.
Cerebral Palsy Foundation
Man In Wheelchair Had To Go On A 5-Hour Quest Just To Get A Bagel
A hilarious video makes a crucial point about inaccessibility.
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My Quest To Become A Queer Crippled Hero: How My Origin Story Shaped Who I Am As A Queer Disabled Man
Disability Awareness Consultant/Cripple Content Creator
While I may not wear a cape, my quest battling against ableism within the LGBTQ+ community has just begun.
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Why You Should Be Struggling With The Idea Of Medicaid As A 'Handout'
I am a social worker, writer, mother and advocate.
I read a news story this morning about a woman in Texas who stopped on the side of the road to chat with a homeless man. She
15 Things I’d Like Teachers To Understand About People With Special Needs
Professional Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Autism Entertainmen...
In our schools today we need to teach the way our students learn. I know there are a lot of individuals in our community
Don't Forget About Deaf Sports Fans
Lydia L. Callis
Sign Language Interpreter, Community Educator, Advocate. From ...
Ethan X Parker
Black Cripples Are Your Comrades, Not Your Counterpoint
Cyree Jarelle Johnson
Poetry Editor at The Deaf Poets Society
The black activist mainstream has been slow to add disability justice to their platforms for a brighter black future.
10 Things I'd Tell My Younger Self (Disability Perspective)
Writer, poet, and motivational speaker that lives life with ph...
It could have stopped me from ever doubting myself.
As a Mother, I Can't "Move On" After the Election
I'm a woman, wife, mother, worker, special needs advocate and ...
I can’t look at my beautiful daughters and forgive.
There is No Guide to Parenting a Child with a Disability
Founder of Runway of Dreams, fashion designer, mom and advocat...
All any of us can do is our best.
Four Oscar Nominations For Best Picture Go To Films With Disability Connections
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
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
Executive Director of National Disability Institute, working t...
These proposed policy reforms are just the beginning of a national dialogue about strategies to reduce poverty for working age adults with disabilities. There can be no meaningful conversation regarding poverty in America absent the voice of the disability community.
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