University of Oklahoma sophomore Ricarda Urso, 20, keeps her calendar filled.There’s the volunteer work, including serving as a mentor for Young Life ministries, and working at least 20 hours a week at Taco Bell. And then there’s the full class load at OU, where she’s a pre-med major. Ricarda admits the full schedule can be a bit much.
The National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities (CNLD, Coalición Nacional para Latinxs con Discapacidades) will be having their 2nd annual conference, Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges: The Disabled Latinx Movement at the Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley, California, June 16-17, 2017. StoryCorps will be recording oral histories with some of the participants on June 15 as part of the Disability Visibility Project™. I am giddy at the thought of all these new stories for our online archive!! Continue reading Disabled Latinx Familia: Interview with Lisette Torres-Gerald
For most differently able people, air travel is more accessible than ever before. The air travel industry has come a long way from its dark ages, when people with physical limitations simply could not fly.
For many with disabilities, the thought of starting your own business is both exciting and scary. Small business ownership is difficult for anyone, and the special challenges that come with having a disability can make it even tougher.
Continue reading What People with Disabilities Should Consider Before Starting Their Own Business
If you have a learning disability or attention disorder, adjusting to the academic demands of law school may be intimidating. Whether you are applying to law school now or are preparing for your 1L year, it is important to know your rights. Continue reading Learn How to Navigate Learning Disabilities in Law School
Event highlights group’s achievements in making golf a reality for people with special needs Continue reading Freedom Golf Association Hosts Annual Golf Outing at Cog Hill
For the millions of Americans experiencing dysphagia — the medical term for having difficulty swallowing or chewing — finding food that is equally nutritious, flavorful, and easy to eat can often seem impossible. Continue reading A New Type of Cookbook Focuses on Celebrating Good Food for All
Members of the disability and business communities need innovative solutions that will fuel our motivation and spark our spirit for collaboration. Share yours with The Arc today! If you have the passion to educate and energize hundreds of individuals who carry out the mission and values of disability inclusion every day, you’re invited to submit a proposal to speak at The Arc’s National Convention. Continue reading The Arc’s 2017 National Convention– Call for Proposals!
YouTube continues to grown overtime as a platform where millions of creators upload thousands of videos each day. From Tag Videos to Short Films, YouTube provides a space for creators of all kinds to share their work with the world. However, it can become hard to find new creators with the overwhelming amount of content that exists on the website. With March being International Women’s History Month, what better time to highlight some of the amazing women on YouTube that are making content about disabilities, educating others on their experiences, and making online content more accessible to others. Continue reading These Women are Bringing Disabilities Education to YouTube
Do you (or do you know someone) have difficulty navigating web sites, typing or reading mobile, tablet or laptop screens?
Continue reading MerckEngage offers eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILITY for help with navigating websites, typing and more