LeAnn Rimes is still dealing with the mental health impact of ‘traumatic’ childhood stardom

By Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY

LeAnn Rimes celebrated the 25th anniversary of her album “Blue” this month. But the singer and actress, who became the youngest person to win a Grammy at age 14 for the album, rarely reflects on that time in her life in order to “maintain (her) sanity.” Continue reading LeAnn Rimes is still dealing with the mental health impact of ‘traumatic’ childhood stardom

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Apple And Gallaudet University Team Up To Put Deaf-Friendly Businesses On The Map: Literally

By Laken Brooks, Forbes

Many iPhone users rely on Apple Maps to navigate every day. However, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals may experience obstacles when they try to use mapping technologies. Deaf users may find a new tourist spot or hole-in-the-wall pub on their phone’s map app, but these maps rarely tell Deaf users if these businesses are really Deaf-friendly. Continue reading Apple And Gallaudet University Team Up To Put Deaf-Friendly Businesses On The Map: Literally

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Roosevelt Island to Unveil New Memorial Honoring FDR Ahead of the ADA’s 31st Anniversary

A testimonial to the former U.S. president, the memorial will be a tribute to diversity and inclusion

Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) and the Roosevelt Island Disabled Association (RIDA) recently announced plans to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with the unveiling of the FDR Hope Memorial, an immersive work of art commemorating former U.S. president and disability advocate, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Continue reading Roosevelt Island to Unveil New Memorial Honoring FDR Ahead of the ADA’s 31st Anniversary

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A chance to ‘amplify one another’: What is Disability Pride Month?

By Gabriela Miranda, USA TODAY

For Tiffany Yu, Disability Pride Month is about recognizing her disability as an integral part of who she is. For Anthony Rios, it’s about accepting that his disability makes him different, not worse. The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, a landmark law that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities. Continue reading A chance to ‘amplify one another’: What is Disability Pride Month?

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  1. 2021 ERG & Council Conference
    September 15, 2021 - September 17, 2021
  2. The Arc’s 2021 National Convention
    September 27, 2021 - September 29, 2021