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Criminalizing People With Disabilities: The Ugly Face Of Anti-Civil Rights Legislation In The USA

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 620, was first introduced by Republican Texas Congressman Ted Poe several years ago and opponents of disability civil rights have kept it kicking around in the halls on Congress since then. … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability Quarterly Meeting July 28, 2016

To the members of the National Council On Disability, The connections between disability and poverty can be seen in people with disabilities in various ways such as in the limitations of equal economic opportunity to those born with disabilities and … Continue reading

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Me and Bob, 1965 – An Interview With A Trapeze Artist

Time is such a funny thing; half a century can happen before you realize it, and then a photograph brings it all back home. There we are, me and Bob, at a cozy press interview, Friday September 24, 1965, at … Continue reading

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Public Comment To The National Council On Disability, May 2016

Public Comment To The National Council On Disability May 6, 2016 Dear Members of the National Council On Disability and all in the disability community, The challenges which our community faces in our attempt to achieve the equality promised by … Continue reading

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White House Ignores Americans With Disabilities Act Complaint Request

September 5, 2014 Tanya Tyler White House Office of Public Engagement Disability Policy Advisor The White House Dear Ms. Tyler, This is an email sent almost a year ago, to the former White House Disability Policy Advisor, Claudia Gordon. I … Continue reading

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MILD BRAIN INJURY: IMPLICATIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE

Originally posted on Llanojake:
This article from therapist Luann Jacobs is the most concise and comprehensive description of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury that I have read, as a MTBI survivor. MTBI can be caused by strokes, wounds to the brain,…

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50th Anniversary Of The ” I Have A Dream ” Speech By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

August 28, 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the immortal speech by Dr. King. To read the text of the ” I Have A Dream ” speech. http://www.archives.gov/press/exhibits/dream-speech.pdf To watch a video of Dr. King’s speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs To listen to … Continue reading

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