Connect with #a11y leaders and discuss solutions and innovations that will advance the lives of seniors and users of all abilities at #menablingbriefing21- April 21! Continue reading M-Enabling Virtual Leadership
Join @MEnablingSummit’s 2nd Virtual Leadership Briefing April 21!
The webinar will focus on the theme, “The Acceleration of Innovation in Inclusive Virtual Workplaces for Persons with Disabilities.”
Registration is free! #mEnabling21 #mEnablingBriefing21 https://bit.ly/3chQd4F
Come Check out DIVERSEability Virtual booth at Abilities Virtual Expo March 26-27!
The expo will feature disability products, tech, info-packed workshops & adaptive fun at #AbilitiesVirtual Experience. There will be live interviews with experts, too! Continue reading The Abilities Virtual Expo—Coming soon!
As stars Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan belted out the national anthem at the Super Bowl, a trailblazing Gallaudet University graduate communicated the emotion, lyrics and rhythm to viewers in American Sign Language.
While this year’s COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business as usual for many businesses, it has also presented unexpected opportunities. Like many others, The Arc was forced to cancel and shift all in-person events starting in March. Continue reading Convening in the Time of COVID-19: Disability Advocates Converge on Zoom for The Arc’s National Convention
As the sun barely began to rise at 5:52am on Saturday morning, 7 November 2022, Special Olympics Florida athlete Chris Nikic and his Unified partner and coach Dan Grieb, entered the water in Panama City at the start of the IRONMAN Florida triathlon. Continue reading Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes to Become First Person with Down Syndrome to Complete an IRONMAN
Gaslighting and the fear that the person we’re closest to is lying always have been popular motifs in the horror and thriller genres — most famously depicted in 1941’s “Suspicion” and 1944’s “Gaslight.” Continue reading ‘Run’ Hopes to Change the Conversation on Actors with Disabilities
By Luke Ranker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
When the coronavirus pandemic hit North Texas, Fort Worth-area Special Olympics organizers were left wondering how athletes would cope with stay-at-home orders and the loss of their sporting communities.
Continue reading How A Trainer Moved Special Olympics Online To Engage Athletes
As the November election draws near, new research finds that the number of voters with disabilities across the nation has grown exponentially and could make the difference in how races are decided.
By Kellie Speed
When Jeff and Maura Brodeur received the devastating call that would change their life forever— that their only son had been critically injured in Iraq and may not make it—they never could have imagined how far he would come today.Continue reading Wounded Army Corporal Inspires Boston’s Wounded Vet Run