Current Events and Policy: Making a Difference in the Community
When the groundbreaking Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1991, civil rights activist Justin Dart, Jr. said, "It is the world's first declaration of equality for people with disabilities by any nation. It will proclaim to America and to the world that people with disabilities are fully human; that paternalistic, discriminatory, segregationist attitudes are no longer acceptable; and that henceforth people with disabilities must be accorded the same personal respect and the same social and economic opportunities as other people." more
Your feedback is vital for the National Rehabilitation Hospital to develop better diagnosis and treatment for UTIs.
Your first move to landing your dream job is the perfectly executed resume. But do you mention your disability? Read on to find out.
Never make the mistake of thinking your Social Security benefits are permanent. Use these tips to help ensure you continue receiving the support you deserve.
It's not that hard, folks. A little common sense, a little Golden Rule and we've got a world that is more inclusive and friendly to all.
Ground therapy delivers nature’s outdoor healing benefits to your body indoors by reconnecting you to the earth.
Famed wheelchair extreme athlete Trevor "Trevair" Snowden is turning his wheelchair stunt dreams into virtual reality.
Access Denied tackles the daily challenges of wheelchair users who seek a reliable way to get around the Big Apple.
Arrested during the ADAPT-led protests on of Senate offices, Stephanie Woodard shares her personal experience and commitment to protecting the rights of the disability community.
Trailblazing conference empowers women of all abilities to actively engage in their communities to improve awareness and inclusion.
Expose misinformation about proper health and nutrition and get on your way to healthy living.
Amidst one of the most divisive elections in American history, an initiative has been set into motion which calls the disability community to unite and pledge to #VoteWithHeart.
Against a big band musical score performed only by musicians with disabilities, this fun video trailer features Rio’s Paralympic athletes doing what they do best…racing, swimming, jumping, shooting, competing and striving to exceed even their own expectations.
The old adage, "Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst," is not paranoia, especially not for the disability community. Take your first precautionary steps with this article; then meet with emergency experts at any Abilities Expo.
At Abilities Expo Chicago, attendees and experts from our vibrant disability community can connect, share experiences and learn from each other in this fun, informal meeting space.
Despite protections, the job market for grads with disabilities can be problematic. Forward-thinking colleges have established programs to help pave the way to gainful employment.
In response to an overwhelming demand from the disability community and the industry and serves them, Abilities Expo Toronto will launch January 20-22, 2017!
The top 150 largest cities in America have been judged for disability friendliness! Spoiler alert, Toto! If you are not living in the #1 city, you’re not in Kansas anymore.
This Hollywood A-lister plays the alter ego of a young women with Down Syndrome in the compelling online film, 'How Do You See Me?'
Could we learn a few things from the rest of the world in treating those with disabilities, diseases and disorders?
Though he acknowledges overall improvements in accessibility, this wheeler takes a hard look at his own home turf for what has fallen through the cracks.