The COVID-19 pandemic has created new barriers to voting and resulted in chaos at the polls and widespread voter disenfranchisement. In this blog our colleagues from AAPD outline some of the barriers people may face when trying to vote as well as solutions that can help everyone as we move to the polls in November!
This week: We celebrate Juneteenth. Reflections on the Olmstead Anniversary by NAB Member Billy Altom, commentary on centering of Aging and disability communities from CAP, we recognize the passing of Cheryl Sensenbrenner and the Top 50 Anthems for Pride in What We’re Reading!
This week: Why is Coronavirus different for Black people? One of the most important films about disability is on Netflix and you can watch it right now, Ed Roberts and how he changed the world as we know it, what we’re learning about aging from animals AND why is Coronavirus different for Black people? PLUS three artists release social distance anthems AND all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
Major disability org launches a new program honoring Fannie Lou Hamer, DOL offers new regulations to help with masks to support health professionals AND multiple communities weigh in on their thoughts about Coronavirus – you won’t believe which group is least worried – al in this week’s What We’re Reading.
Are you (and much of the world) self isolating? Catch up on the latest on HIV, how Hollywood is working on disability inclusion and DD Awareness month PLUS a roundup of Corona Virus articles from the week in What we’re reading!
This week gave us reflections on the NBA All-star game, the President’s Day Holiday and a longer than usual Valentine’s Day weekend. Catch up on everything else in what we’re reading!
Adaptive skiers change the course in Oregon , a neuroscientist lays out the keys to aging well and Disability rights take center stage in Minnesota all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
Welcome to a new decade! A Deaf/Blind advocate talks about her experiences at Harvard, connections between depression, mental health and poverty and a Presidential candidate releases a disability plan all in the first What We’re Reading of 2020!
This week saw disability being discussed at a Presidential Debate, celebrations of Hanukah, Festivus and Christmas as well as the DisCo’s loss of Mama Cax. 2020 is right around the corner – see through the Holiday Haze with this week’s edition of What We’re Reading.
As we countdown to the holidays and the New Year it can be hard to keep up with what’s going on. Find out about aging, disability and caregivers as well as the best Star Wars Commercial you never saw all in this week’s What We’re Reading!