In the United States, all voting places, procedures, and ballots are required by law to be accessible to persons with disabilities. These requirements were put into effect by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
However, … Read the rest
As the 30 minute mark passed while waiting on hold for Blue Cross and Blue Shield my mind started to wander. I opened up an old hard drive of my mother’s with photos spanning back … Read the rest
The World Health Association reports that 77 million people in the world require a wheelchair, but only 7 million have access to one. Of the 70 million people who do not have access to a … Read the rest
I had always been nonconforming (to say the least). Anyone who knew me would agree that I could always find logical reasons for why a rule was meant to be broken. “It’s not hurting anyone”, … Read the rest
My name is Gina, and I suffered a spinal cord injury at 18 years old which left me a quadriplegic and full-time wheelchair user. As a result I require a vehicle that is equipped with … Read the rest
Awareness is a wonderful thing; and when it is used to illuminate a need within a group, it becomes an inspiration.
It is appropriate that we celebrate Veterans today. With a single word –Veteran – … Read the rest
Years ago, after the ADA was passed and signed into law, I was recruited to work at a major national corporation as a Human Resources Specialist after having rolled into the SVP of Human Resources’ … Read the rest