Category Archives: Community

Top 10 #Disability Events in #2016 from the @LeadOnUpdate

Now that we have delved into the Winter Holidays, it is that time of year again where we take stock in what has transpired over the last 12 months and look forward to the turning of the clock and the … Continue reading

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Unhelpful Helping

Just a quick anecdote about those folks who feel the need to assist people with disabilities, whether they desire it or not. I’m sure many of you can empathize. I just tripped and fell, which is a common occurrence in … Continue reading

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#Disability Infographic – How many of us are there really?

Just a light quick post. Someone asked “How many of you are there, anyway?” People with disabilities? Many. About 2 in 10 adults live with a disability. And below, I just happen to have a lovely little graphic with information … Continue reading

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Disability Orgs Square off Over Companionship Message

As some of you may know there are currently some heated exchanges going on in the disability community across several large organizations. It is on email lists, FaceBook, and Twitter. For folks outside of Washington DC or not actively following, … Continue reading

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Paralympics start in Sochi

The Paralympics start tonight in Sochi and are being broadcast on NBC and NBCSN. Grab the popcorn and have fun watching! NBC OLYMPICS AND USOC TO PRESENT UNPRECEDENTED COVERAGE OF SOCHI 2014 PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES Live Coverage Begins with the Opening … Continue reading

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Disability and Social Justice at the Super Bowl

In case you missed it or chose not to participate in the national Parade of football sportsmanship and Advertising Extravaganza, here are some of the shorts that had folks in the disability and social justice communities talking.    A silent … Continue reading

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