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Four decades ago, people with severe disabilities had little political voice. Then Ed Roberts came on the scene, building the Center for Independent Living here into a model emulated worldwide. The bearded advocate, left paralyzed by polio , fought
It is sponsored by some of the world's largest medical insurance companies, Unum among them, and speakers include DWP chief medical adviser Dr Bill Gunyeon and Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, formerly DWP chief medical adviser and director of the
As I and several others blocked the front of the DWP offices, another group of predominantly disabled people entered with a short list of demands. Each of these demands originates from our belief that people with disabilities should have full human
23 A company accused of forcing physically impaired people off their health benefits is nevertheless enjoying its sponsor status at the London Paralympics. The revelation made brought hundreds of activists out for a protest at the firm's office.
The name might be changing, but the mission will remain the same. "It will be the same group of folks and the same services and activities," said Bureau County Senior Center Director Denise Ihrig. "We've just got to tweak the name and tell a bit more
Prairie Independent Living Resource Center), I was reminded of friends and family who had experienced the challenges of a physical impairment that upset their normal routine. These were the result of accidents, surgeries for hip/knee replacements or
Photos Disabled and non-disabled residents of Silicon Valley will march together in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 21, as part of Silicon Valley Independent Living Center's third annual Disability Pride Parade. The parade focuses on
00 am · Raphael Tulino Raphael Tulino is the spokesman for the IRS in the Orange County/San Diego area, and he's here to answer tax questions ...I'm sure you've answered this question before, but I just can't remember the answer.
Unfortunately, in many Asian and other cultures, having a family member with disabilities or mental illness is considered shameful. Families may consider the disability or mental illness to be the result of bad karma, a contagious disease, or a
Aging leaps from an approximately 200-employee agency to the second-largest Cabinet department, ranking behind the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Renamed the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, it will have 2,650