Enchanting a city as it is, Paris is just now trying to ramp up its wheelchair accessibility in preparation for reinforcement of a national mandate.
Category: At The Hub
For those following the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, a report on implementation and progress was mandated to be provided every two years. Here is the first one.
Disability rights has recently taken a turn for the global. With the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities headed for the Senate, it now becomes a question of Uncle Sam being played or being a player. How will this all end? That’s up to you.
From Within Conference For Women With Disabilities
“From Within” is an annual event which focuses on releveant issues that affect the lives of Women living with a spinal cord injury or disease.
I’m hoping this works out and spreads. While it’s an entry level move, it’s still a move in the right direction. March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Rollx Vans, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of wheelchair accessible vans, has announced the availability of its vehicles at rental agencies located at selected airports around the country.
New York, Nov. 9, 2010 A lawsuit filed today in federal court for the Eastern District of New York alleges that the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) discriminates against people who use wheelchairs by contracting with and licensing “group ride” van services that provide public transportation only for able bodied passengers.
Two Leaders Serving the Disability Community Partner To Expand Advocacy and Information
ORLANDO – Oct. 1, 2010 – United Spinal Association will announce today the acquisition of New Mobility magazine, leveraging capabilities of both organizations to improve the lives of people with disabilities nationwide.
The organizations will retain their individual names and United Spinal Association…
It was a great day for our kids!
Kids with disabilities and their family members turned out at the spectacular Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 7 for a great day of sports, games, and showing off their “Unlimited potential”.