PUSHLiving Introduces Ali Ingersoll, who will be sharing her stories with us, shining a light into a world that many can relate to, some will be in awe of, and others will learn to cherish.
Watch out World! Here Come the New Batch of Wheelie Bright and Determined Graduates with Disabilities!
The world has become a little more inclusive and the skills and experiences these grads on wheels offer. Is the world ready? How can we best utilize these bright new scholars, and what support and encouragement do they need to best contribute to their future and to society?
“We know it is just a video and just random people on the street, but if this small video makes you or anybody else who feels uncomfortable entering the dating scene, more confident it was worth doing it. You are beautiful. Never let your disability overshadow your smile. “
“The Accessible Icon Project is an ongoing work of design activism. It starts with a graphic icon, free for use in the public domain, and continues its work as a collaboration among people with disabilities and their allies toward a more accessible world.”
During the past year, we worked diligently with Senate Minority Leader Schumer’s office to improve and reintroduce the Disability Integration Act (S.910). This bi-partisan, bicameral legislation takes up the call of Senator Harkin’s 2013 HELP Committee Report, “Separate but Unequal” to strengthen and clarify the ADA’s integration mandate for people with disabilities.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
PUSHLiving Podcast 012 | Gina Schuh Gives No Mercy and No More Excuses to Disabled Parking Offenders
Gina, a C-5/6 quadriplegic, describes herself as a “politically incorrect foodie who is an equal opportunity offender” and while some may not agree with her robust and impassioned stance on issues, she has certainly earned the right to them.
If you want more information on how you can improve access or help your college, university, or local community tax-funded recreation programs to provide adaptive programs and equipment, you can follow the advice of Bev Vaughn, Cofounder/Executive Director of the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs:
NAIDEX IS EUROPE’S BIGGEST AND MOST FAR-REACHING TRADE, PROFESSIONAL AND CONSUMER SHOW DEDICATED TO THE CARE, REHABILITATION, AND LIFESTYLE OF PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY OR IMPAIRMENT. Setting no limit on potential, the event is the only place that gathers innovation, information, cutting edge supplies, and the most inspirational speakers from around the world to one venue, over three unforgettable days.
Do YOU Meet these requirements to park in a Handicapped Space?
If NOT, please SAVE THE SPACE for someone that DOES.