This week: How do we integrate disabitly into the global health agenda, AND sitting at the intersection of Asian and disability identity PLUS the DisCo goes to the Oscars AND we recognize Earth Day and another holiday from last week in in What We’re Reading!
This week, COVID Vaccine opens up for the majority of American, a discussion of how Long Haulers will join the #DisCo, Ali Stroker’s new kids book on disability, mentorship for girls AND the Biden admin announces a nomination for the Office of Disability Employment Policy in What We’re Reading!
This week: How disability works or doesn’t) in the NFL two disability cases that may be headed to SCOTUS, AND chefs and cooks in the disability community share recipes for accessibility AND Lydia X.Z. Brown talks disability justice PLUS The world continues to mourn the passing of DMX, Alcee Hastings and Prince Phillip all in What We’re Reading!
This week: how Indigenous communities are addressing disability and COVID-19 AND debt cancellation for some borrowers with disabilities, AND a NEW Biden plan to boost home care PLUS we recognize World Autism Day and Autism Acceptance Month in What We’re Reading!
The entire month of April is also designated as Autism Acceptance Month. This annual recognition is not only to make all communities aware of the contribution and value of individuals with autism but also a time in which individuals are encouraged to spread awareness, and promote acceptance understanding that all people live on the bread spectrum of neurodiversity. We are excited to share some wonderful voices of autistic identity and neurodiversity as we spread awareness, promote acceptance, and ignite change.
This week we hear from AARP about how COVID-19 is affecting the Black Community, Michigan advocates press for at home vaccinations and disability in the theater space PLUS pandemic pets in What We’re Reading!
This week we celebrate the first week of spring, hear about a new Bill affecting HCBS and learn about the new Blind Advocate running for Boston City Council PLUS a story about disability from Germany in What We’re Reading!
This week we keep an eye out for the Ides of March, the nation reflects on a year of the pandemic and disability fashion PLUS we remember Deaf President Now! and the Capitol Crawl in What We’re Reading!
This week we Celebrate International Women’s Day, consider how to fix America’s nursing homes and how aging Americans are getting the COVID-19 Vaccine PLUS a blog with CILWW on the importance of accessible transportation in What We’re Reading!
In this week’s blog Kyle Kleist, Executive Director of the Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin (CILWW) and NAB Member Billy Altom, Executive Director of the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL), walk us through some of the issues and barriers to accessible transportation as well as some of the methods to make transport accessible to all.