"Disability" Blogs & Blog Posts

Through Myself and Back AgainThrough Myself and Back Again

Negotiating the least-bumpy path I can find through life, faith, disability...

 
Uncovering The RoofUncovering The Roof

Researching the intersections between religion, disability, society and cul...

 


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Like many of us, Marcie Roth has spent the last 14 days poring over weather data and forecasts.  But instead of feeling dread or anxiety about the monster storms poised to devastate communities across the country, Roth has seen an opportunity to...

Despite Uber's programs to serve the needs of people who use wheelchairs, the ride sharing company faces a long line of lawsuits and complaints about its ability to serve people with disabilities. The Equal Rights Center claims that the company...

A disability rights group is suing Uber over charges that the ride-hailing service violates New York City human rights laws by failing to ensure that enough of its vehicles are accessible to physically disabled riders. (more…)...

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Transportation Alternatives,Technology Disability Rights Activists say that Uber is 99.9% inaccessible to people with mobility disabilities.Continue reading Uber sued again for failing to accommod...

A Japanese airline has apologised to a disabled passenger, after he was forced to crawl up a flight of stairs to board his plane.  Hideto Kijima, a wheelchair user, had to pull himself up the stairs after airline staff refused to allow his frien...

Dozens of disability rights activists were arrested.Stephanie Woodward, of Rochester, NY, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, is removed from a sit-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office as she and other disability rights adv...

The  Sydney Morning Herald, 15 February 2017:What were they thinking? On Monday three members of cabinet called a press conference to pressure the Senate to cut the dole. That's right, to cut the dole. At just $13,750 per year plus an $8.80 per...