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.
Category: At The Hub
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”.
Monster trucks! Now tell me they don’t get your juices flowing?
Airborne Ranger Too began as the dream of “Ranger Joe” Cypher, a disabled Native American veteran who was left a paraplegic after a car accident in 1988. Despite doctors telling Joe he would never walk again, he now has the ability to walk with braces. Not only that, but Joe drives one of the world’s most popular Monster Trucks.
An Invitation From
THE VPG TEAM
You’re invited to see the 2011 MV-1
July 2nd in NY, and July 3rd and 4th in Edgewater, NJ!
Disc Golf and a day of fun in Orlando. For those of you in the Orlando area, here’s a super way to spend a day and help a great cause while you’re having fun. Disc Golf! I’ve never played but it looks like outrageous fun to me. Read up on the event and then watch the video down below to get a feel for the game.