“Oh, you poor person with a disability…”
No really, people with disabilities are poor and they don’t have many options.
I call it forced poverty…and that forced poverty … Read the rest
How many of you have traveled and had an “Incident report” due to damage to a wheelchair?
Raise your hands…..yep…almost … Read the rest
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design include revised minimum requirements for newly and constructed or altered facilities so that they are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities. Unfortunately, … Read the rest
I was born with Spina Bifida. As a result, I am a full-time wheelchair user. These two sentences are often the first pieces of information that … Read the rest
A year ago, I was accepted into a buy-in Medicaid program for disabled working … Read the rest
Having lived in Europe for the past two years, my friends and family often ask me what I miss most about the United States. While my response is always that … Read the rest
You know what’s sad about the majority of the disabled community? We’re okay with the bottom of the barrel representation we get in congress with the … Read the rest
When I broke my neck at 18, I quickly realized the world was not as accessible as I perceived it to be on two feet. I will be the first to admit my ignorance of … Read the rest