My continued thanks to all who have received and commented on my book, “Embracing Inclusion: People With Disabilities Enriching the Workplace”. Many have asked if there is going to be a follow up. I have always given it a second
Q: What was the inspiration for the “Roll With Me” concept? It began by a promise that I made to myself when I was eighteen years old. That by the time I turned forty-five, I will have accomplished something extraordinary.
LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, which is commemorating its 50th anniversary this year. In June of 1969, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn staged
Kohl’s is introducing sensory-friendly and adaptive clothing for kids, becoming the latest retailer to offer up apparel designed to meet the needs of people with various disabilities. The department store said this month that it’s rolling out a range of
On Sunday night, Ali Stroker became the first person who uses a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has
Geri Jewell is getting ready for her close-up. The comedian, author, actress, and keynote speaker is starring in the long-awaited “Deadwood” film based on the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning HBO series set in 1876. “Deadwood” explores how the richest gold strike in U.S.
She survived a rare form of cancer in a part of her body that threatened both her life and career. After years of uncertainty and treatment, she’s grateful that the recording jobs are as plentiful as ever.After years of uncertainty
There is a new program at one of the Colorado State Parks, it’s called the Track-Chair Program. Staunton State Park opened in May of 2013, thanks to the generous donation of 1,720 acres from Frances Staunton in 1986. The
Passover is a festival of freedom. It commemorates the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt, and their transition from slavery to freedom. The main ritual of Passover is the seder, which occurs on the first two night (in Israel just the first night) of the holiday — a festive meal
Kat is an internationally recognized voiceover artist. Her list of credits reads like a Who’s Who and includes Disney Studios Animation, Dee Dee on Dexter’s Laboratory, Marvel’s Electra, the Star Trek On Line video game, the Avatar video game as
The Xbox Adaptive Controller was designed to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility. The adaptive controller works with a wide range of devices and connects to external switches, buttons, mounts, and joysticks to help make gaming more accessible.
Since 2009, this community-wide initiative has sought to raise awareness and support for including people with disabilities in all facets of Jewish life. Here are just a few of the stories, ideas, and resources that have resulted from this important