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UC Access

Received a note from Attorney William Goren concerning a disability rights advocacy group named UC Access. The purpose of the group is to ensure that the University of California campuses abide by accessibility laws and standards. Attention is essential to guaranteeing the atmosphere of inclusion for disabled students on the postsecondary campus. Kudos to MeganContinue reading “UC Access”

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Do Not Hesitate to Claim Disability Identity

I just finished attending a virtual conference with the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). The people of the group have so impressed me with their commitment to ensuring all disabled persons on the postsecondary campus receive a socially equitable and a social justice experience. At the same time, they are a member ofContinue reading “Do Not Hesitate to Claim Disability Identity”

[Image description: A man wearing a black mask and latex gloves helps produce pages in Braille.] The Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired is creating a Braille edition of The Times’s special section on the A.D.A.Credit...Lauren Hall

Exploring What Disability Means Today, and Could Mean Tomorrow

I am so grateful for the New York Times printing a number of articles in today’s paper pertaining to the American With Disabilities Act (ADA). Today is the 30th anniversary of the signing of the ADA by President George H.W. Bush. Those of us disabled in this country are afforded civil rights because of theContinue reading “Exploring What Disability Means Today, and Could Mean Tomorrow”