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/
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!
This week we continue a festive June by recognizing Juneteenth and Father’s Day as well as Pride, NCIL announces its new chief, kids with I/DD hang ten in SC AND Health outcomes for aging and Latino populations PLUS across the pond COVID long haulers may be considered as people with disabilities in What We’re Reading!
This week, Steve Way asks why accessibility in Hollywood isn’t a bigger thing, Ted Kennedy calls on boards to be inclusive of disability AND Women in the Science of Aging, disparities in Access to meds AND Pandemic Drinking on the Rise PLUS a Disabled Students guide to Teacher of the Year in What We’re Reading!
This week: Peace Corps Volunteers help with the COVID Vaccine Effort, How nurse shortages affect people with disabilities and increasing government accessibility, PLUS the FDA approves a new device that detects autism AND we continue to celebrate PRIDE in What We’re Reading!
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