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Because He Matters By Cheryl Lewis


Cover Story

Ebert’s Disability Mindset
Earns Him a ‘Thumbs Up’

By Mike Ervin

Roger Ebert

“I refuse to hide,” he wrote. “What you see is what you get. Chaz and I are producing it, dammit. Why shouldn't I appear?”

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Deaf-Interpreting Psychologist Is Helping to Bridge Cultures

By Amy Halloran

Dr. Russell Wolff is a licensed psychologist

The simple logistics of communication can interfere with relationships and how people get along in the world. The differences between Deaf and hearing cultures present other issues to sort out.

Deaf continued


Understanding 'Accessibility' And 'Accessible Technology'

By John M. Williams

In an era when technology is redefining the workplace and creating a knowledge-based global economy that places a high value on communication, collaboration and mobility, accessibility has become increasingly essential for doing business. But what do "accessibility" and "accessible technology" actually mean?
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Commentary

Protests, Creativity Needed In Battle for Fiscal Survival

By Janine Bertram Kemp

Disabled Advocates protest Governor Scott Walkers' budget cut

Copyright © Tom Olin

Egypt, Libya and Wisconsin: All three places have been in the news for months, which has led to members of the mainstream media comparing uprisings.
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Commentary

The Foresight of Helen Keller Can Help to See Us Through

By Kathi Wolfe

Helen Keller smelling a flower

In the midst of budget cuts that will likely hurt people with disabilities and others struggling to survive, efforts to weaken unions, the persistence of racism even though the United States has its first black president, and the growing income gap between the rich and the poor, I’ve been thinking about Helen Keller.
More about Keller


Product Testing

New Touch-Accessible Platform Serves Students' Special Needs

TAP IT being demonstrated

By John M. Williams

Once in awhile, I come across new technology that really excites me. The TAP-it™ is one of those technologies.

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Into The Light by Peter Kahrmann

Killing Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen

The disease of addiction is not the only thing killing Charlie Sheen. So are a plethora of enablers.............
Sheen continued


The U.S. Treasury Goes Paperless with Benefit Checks

SS benefits Continued


Assaulting Education’s Equal Rights

By Peter Kahrmann

The fate of our country’s public schools walks hand in hand with the fate of the country itself.
Education continued


‘Ticket to Work’ Plagued By Real-World Problems

By Brenda Brown-Grooms

Ticket to Work

The Ticket to Work Program was designed to get people off disability rolls. But those who study the issue say that the ultimate goal of most people on disability is to earn enough money to get off the poverty rolls without losing their benefits and health insurance.

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IT Publisher Eyes Pepsi Grant For Medical Equipment Bank

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The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley Inc., which publishes Independence Today, has an idea entered in the Pepsi Refresh Project, a program that gives away millions of dollars every month.

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Jim Tuscher

Estelle “Dee” Alpert

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Key Articles from back issues
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- NDRN Report Shines Light
on Exploitation of Disabled
- Revamped Federal Housing Program
Aims to Get PWDs into the Community
- Tucson Tragedy Shining Light
on Brain Injury, Mental Illness
- Blind Driving on Road to Reality
- White House: Budget for 2012
Will 'Win the Future' for PWDs
- Aimee Mullins: Athlete, Actress, Model, Superstar, and Double Amputee


Disability History: Help Us
Remember All Our Heroes

- Because He Matters
- Disengaging from Technology?
It's Only Natura
- Fiscal Reform Plan Rejection
Spares PWDs Even More Pain
- Olmstead Ruling Enforcer Winning Over Advocates
- We Remember Hershey & Nielsen
CADAPT Leader Bob Kafka Not Giving Up the Fight
- Disabled Advocates Sue MTA Over Inaccessible Subway Stations
- Breakthrough Accessible Car,The 2011 MV-1 is here!
- ILUSA.COM Searchable Database
- BEYOND THE AP STYLEBOOK
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