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Flying Blind: The mistakes I made with disabled colleagues

Laura Penny-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. "Six months ago I took a new job as interim executive director of an independent living center, which helps people with any kind of…
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Interactive mapping can help people with disabilities

Stephanie Parker-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The San Francisco Chronicle. "Think of how much easier digital maps have made planning a road trip. Interactive community maps could do the same for people with…
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Obesity is the real disability

Stephanie Parker—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by the San Antonio Express News. “Should obesity be a disability? The highest court in Europe, the European Court of Justice thinks so, finding recently that obesity can…
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Tweak the Americans With Disabilities Act Again

Cecile McKee—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “Last month, an autistic girl in California waited for 30 minutes to see a mall Santa only to be rejected because of her service…
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ABLE: Opening doors of economic inclusion for persons with disabilities

Stephanie Parker—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. “What if millions of persons with disabilities were able to Achieve a Better Life Experience? The ABLE Act provides a pathway to independence …not an…
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