This week the call for greater disability employment continues, children with disabilities and the fight on school mask mandates AND everything you need to know about the Paralympic Games PLUS Lil Wayne has the best interview about mental health in What We’re Reading!
This week, COVID vaccine boosters are recommended for people who are immunocompromised, Disability loses traction in boardrooms AND Marlee Matlin’s new show CODA is not the ned for Deaf people on TV PLUS we are somehow still fighting shock treatments being used against PWFs in What We’re Reading
This week: COVID19 booster shots AND voter registration AND Target makes backpacks for Wheelchair users, PLUS we continue to recognize the ADA Anniversary and think about accessible housing and healthcare in What We’re Reading!
This week: FDA expands vaccine trials to younger kids, Disability activism and history, plus how we feel may affect how we age, AND our thoughts on the ADA Anniversary PLUS Have you heard of the fastest Deaf Woman in Hollywood? Read about it in What We’re Reading! https://declarationforindependence.org/what-were-reading-august-2-2021/
Last week on July 26th we recognized the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While 31 is not one of the “big” anniversaries ending in five or zero, this year’s turn around the sun seems especially important as a significant number of our communities are hoping to re-open as we transition to another phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week we recognize the 31st Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and continue to join the national conversation about access, inclusion and disability pride for all Americans!
This week: Caregivers and the needs for people with disabilities and older Americans, Georgetown University creates new endowment that centers disability, and the importance of Disability Pride Month. PLUS Accessible fashion in What We’re Reading!
This week: Accessible elections, Is telework making government employment a better option for #pwds, AND Emily Ladau discusses Disability Pride month, PLUS how far the airline industry REALLY has to go to support people with disabilities in what We’re Reading!
As we recover from a restful weekend of barbecues, fireworks, and family, here are a few articles to get your week going!
This week Californians with Disabilities feeling left behind, Advocates remind us that Brittney Spears conservatorship is a disability issue and the reform of a Federal Council on Autism PLUS why accessible sports teams should not use Native Mascots in What We’re Reading!