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by Walter Brasch Ten-year-old Kaitlyn Montgomery, a fourth grade student at Park Elementary School in Munhall, Pa., now has access to that school’s restrooms. Like most schools, Park ...
by brasch
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 06:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There are no surer guarantors of the extraordinary than a story which is prefaced by a explanation of how ordinary things had seemed in its beginning. Ask survivors of the attacks on the World ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 05:35 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Many people probably read the title of this diary and skipped it right over. Those who recognize Olmstead are my target audience though, and I hope to hear comments from as many as possible. The ...
by WonkyMonk
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 05:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Earlier this week I went to a restaurant with a friend. Every single time, without fail, that I have gone to a restaurant with this friend the person seating us has asked for papers that show that ...
by Julez
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 03:50 PM PST with 33 Recommends
An Interview with Diana Samarasan, Disability Rights Fund By Beverly ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:55 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've spent some time among people who call themselves 'Libertarians', and while I might agree with them on how the government is trampling on peoples' civil liberties, that's probably where that ...
by Homer177
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 08:47 AM PST with 9 Recommends
More than 900 interpreters across seven Central California counties picketed this week to raise awareness about ongoing negotiations between the union for interpreters and the Administrative Office ...
by CACourtsMonitor
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 07:39 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Four years after the Great Recession has officially ended, the unemployment problem in the U.S. remains a national crisis, and especially for older workers over 50 --- they are simply S.O.L. "We're ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Only a few days after the GOP, in the Senate, voted down the UN's Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Treaty, based on the Americans with Disabilities Act , the DOD Holds it's ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 04:07 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Bob Dole Country That used to be on a billboard along I-70 near Russell, Kansas, Bob Dole's hometown. My father knew Bob Dole's mother there in Russell and I shook Bob Dole's left hand many times ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 148 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 12:21 AM PST with 340 Recommends
It's probably a holdover from war propaganda technique. Dehumanize your enemy; make them less sympathetic. For Republicans, that requires inventing an artificial social standard for which they can ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 06:13 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us Senator Tom Harkin (D. IA) undoubtedly has a terrific record sticking up for the little guy. He's a true blue public servant not just for the good people of Iowa but ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 09:09 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Without a single Thought, DeJa-Vu all over again, as to those who serve and are sent into their rubber stamped wars of choice, on the countries credit card same for their care after as many ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 05:19 AM PST with 76 Recommends
Twenty-two years ago, historic and liberating legislation, comprehensive in scope, was enacted as the culmination of decades of work by activists, politicians, and professionals. Clearly a ...
by jgilhousen
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 02:03 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Earlier this year, the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division got word that Florida officials have been sending sick and disabled children to adult nursing homes. It found the goings-on so ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 12:46 PM PDT with 178 Recommends
Readers here may be familiar with important changes to Medicaid law and regulations that resulted from the advocacy efforts of an Iowa family to pioneer what became known as the "Katie Beckett ...
by WakeUpNeo
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 02:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week I reached a milestone of sorts in my life as a worker: the conclusion of my relationship with my previous employer. This is an occasion about which I feel intensely ambivalent. The ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 05:19 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Cross-posted at The Employee Advocate Forum In 2008, Congress passed the ADA Amendments ...
by AJPIII
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 07:49 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ...
by sricki
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 07:32 PM PDT with 12 Recommends