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.
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
February is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month (JDAIM) In May 2008 the Jewish Special Education International Consortium held its annual Colloquium in Minneapolis, MN. Two members, Lenore Layman, of the Partnership of Jewish Life and Living in Washington, DC, and Shelly Christensen, of the
The documentary ROLL WITH ME, featuring the story of Gabriel Cordell, has been picked up by Array and can now be seen on Netflix. Set amidst 3,100 miles of open road and small towns, ROLL WITH ME chronicles recovering addict and paraplegic
To each of us, to see characters who look like us on television, gives a sense of relatability, inclusion, and presence. It allows our inner imagination to place us in the stories we see. It adds a layer of visibility
Sometimes we need a good laugh. Unabashed, down to our core, laughter. The kind that brings a smirk to our face, and lightens our day, as we navigate through life. Chris Fonseca is one of those people, that onstage, brings
A new study found there is a higher rate of employment among people with disabilities in states where Medicaid has been expanded. Researchers found that between 2013 and 2017 the percentage of people with disabilities that reported not working because
I have the right…to take care of myself. This is not an act of selfishness. It will give me the capability of taking better care of my relative. I have the right…to seek help from others even though my relatives
November is National Family Caregivers Month. This is a time to celebrate the contribution of those volunteer friends and family members who support a loved one with their health or managing a disability. We’re thankful for the contributions of the