The University of Illinois — Chicago is home to a unique education program for entrepreneurs with disabilities run by associate professor Dr. Katherine Caldwell. It’s called Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities. Continue reading Women With Disabilities Face High Barriers To Entrepreneurship. How To Change That
In an edition of ‘How I got into…’ we find out how U.S. world champion and world record holder Richard Browne started out in Para athletics.
Continue reading How I Got Into…With Richard Browne
According to the National Institutes of Health, there are around 6.5 million people in the country who use a cane, walker, or crutches to assist with their mobility. Many of these people are prescribed crutches or knee scooters for lower leg injuries. Yet those devices come with their own set of problems, making them difficult to use.
Continue reading Move Over Crutches and Knee Scooters, Now There’s Something Hands-Free and Much Better
New York City is a beacon of freedom – unless you have a physical disability. If you need special accommodations, traveling in NYC is not only stressful, it’s nearly impossible. Continue reading The Fight for Accessible Taxis in New York City
Dr. Kenneth K. Lee president of the Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) named Dr. Kenneth K. Lee, a combat-injured Operation Iraqi Freedom and Army veteran, its 2017 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year.
Continue reading DAV’s 2017 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year
By Ling Woo Liu
In the mid-1970s, long-time Spanish teacher Irene Martinez received a dinner invitation from a friend that would change her life.
Continue reading Fiesta Educativa Serves Latinos with Developmental Disabilities
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages. Continue reading United Nations declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages
Airbnb, the accommodation and travel startup that is now valued at $31 billion, is today announcing an acquisition that points to how it wants to address the travel needs of more kinds of customers. It has bought Accomable, a startup based out of London that focuses on travel listings that are disabled-friendly. Along with the announcement Airbnb is refreshing its own accessibility features as the first stage in how it hopes to develop them. Continue reading Airbnb buys ‘Airbnb for disabled people’ startup Accomable in accessibility upgrade
Sessions are dedicated to specific life-threating illnesses and provide a reprieve for children and their families on the shores of Sebago Lake in Casco, Maine.
Continue reading Camp Sunshine to hold 23 sessions in 2018 for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families