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!
The 31st Anniversary of the ADA – The Post COVID Connection
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.
What We’re Reading: July 12, 2021
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!
What We’re Reading: June 21, 2021
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!
What We’re Reading: April 26, 2021
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!
What We’re Reading: April 19, 2021
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!