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Aimee Mullins: Athlete, Actress, Model, Superstar, and Double Amputee

Aimee Mullins

By Kathi Wolfe

Most likely, Stephen Colbert won't call you "smokin' hot," Madonna won't ask you to be a part of one of her videos and, if you have prosthetic legs, they won't be on exhibit in museums. That is, unless you're record-setting athlete, eye-catching fashion model, and iconic indie-film actress Aimee Mullins.

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Max Starkloff: Symbol of a Movement

Max Starkloff

Max Starkloff, a pillar of the independent living movement and a symbol of its struggle, died Dec. 27th from complications of the flu. He was 73.
Max Starkloff tribute


GOP House May Leave PWDs Out in Cold

By John M. Williams

USA Capitol

Republican control of the House of Representatives, which will occur in January, does not bode well for the country over the next two years.
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Changes in the Works at AAPD

By Janine Bertram Kemp

Andrew J. Imparato, the organization's president and chief

The American Association of Persons with Disabilities (AAPD) has big changes in the works.
Changes continued

Because He Matters

By Cheryl Lewis

Markenley Edouard

Markenley Edouard.

When I was in Haiti in February this past year on a missionary trip, our team spent a couple of days at an orphanage in a Port au Prince slum called Carrefour. What we saw there would surely break anyone's heart.
Full Haiti story

into the light

Disengaging from Technology?
It's Only Natural

By Peter Kahrmann

Technology trash bin

I want to come back to life before I die.

Like many, I am a slave to technology more than I'd like to admit. Mainly, I am a slave to the computer and the TV and, well, the cellphone.
Full kahrmann story


Fiscal Reform Plan Rejection
Spares PWDs Even More Pain

By Mike Ervin

Sen. Alan Simpson., background and Erskine Bowles,

The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform contains that scary "r" word: reform.
Fiscal story continued

Olmstead Ruling Enforcer Winning Over Advocates

By Janine Bertram Kemp

Sam Bagenstos

Forty-year-old Sam Bagenstos does not look like an enforcer. He is tall, thin, blond and youthful. He looks more like the fair-haired boy in an ad campaign than someone who has the nursing home industry quaking in its boots.
More Olmstead

We Remember

Laura Hershey

Laura Hershey August 11th, 1962 – November 26th, 2010).

Leslie NielsenLeslie William Nielsen (February 11th, 1926 - November 28th, 2010).

Full We Remember

Assistive Technology Devices Making the Future Look Bright

By John M. Williams

artificial hand holding the globe

Some new and improved assistive technology devices are being developed by businesses and universities. The products improve communication opportunities for individuals who are deaf, blind, speech impaired and cognitively challenged.
More tech

Additional Articles
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Key Articles from back issues
- ADAPT Leader Bob Kafka Not Giving Up the Fight
- No Slaves? Tell That to the Disabled
- Disabled Advocates Sue MTA Over Inaccessible Subway Stations
- American Council of the Blind Forever Linked to NFB
- New Communications Law a Victory for Those with Sensory Disabilities
- President Obama Signs Twenty-first Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act
- Georgia and Feds Reach a Settlement
- Breakthrough Accessible Car,The 2011 MV-1 is here!
- Journalism Prof Has the Scoop on Disability Issues and the Media
- ILUSA.COM Searchable Database
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Five stories shed light on programs, practices, and tools designed to increase the participation of women with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and careers throughout the U.S. ON THE AIR!

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