“The Witches,” a film in which Anne Hathaway’s character has disfigured hands, has resurfaced the debate over depicting evil as disabled. Continue reading Scary Is How You Act, Not Look, Disability Advocates Tell Filmmakers
A novel outpatient procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients suffering from moderate to severe arthritis in their hip and shoulder joints. Continue reading Sufferers Living With Severe Arthritis Could be Given Lasting Pain Relief Thanks to a New Technique
Jake Stitt is known in Morristown, Tennessee, for spreading joy. Jake, who has cerebral palsy, often sits outside in his wheelchair with a sign that reads “Honk if you’re happy.” Continue reading Justin Timberlake buys $35,000 wheelchair-accessible van for teen with cerebral palsy
When we travel by air, most of us don’t instinctively think about the process and the number of industries and services involved in our experiences at the airport and on our flights. Continue reading From Curb to Gate: Improving Air Travel for People with Disabilities
People with autism generally see the world through a different lens than the rest of the world, and it’s often one with a singular focus. Such is the case with 12-year-old Anthony Schmidt. Anthony is driven—by his obsession for cars.
Continue reading Autistic Boy Can Name Any Car Ever Made—and Makes Amazingly Lifelike Photos With his Model Collection
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
I am Byron, a 53-year old male suffering from anxiety, insomnia, and depression for the past 30 years. I have been on many different medications in the past with minimal to moderate success.
Studies show that companies with a diverse and inclusive workforce benefit from greater employee retention and higher productivity rates. But some people think that accommodations are always expensive and complicated.
Little is known about the experience and representation of people with disabilities in MBA programs so far, but that’s about to change. Continue reading World’s First Study on Disability Inclusion in MBA Programs Launched
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