Advocacy & Consumer Rights

Need Scooter or Wheelchair Repairs?

More suppliers are going out of business or declining to do repairs for Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s how to fight back.

Leslie Schneider

What It's Like...

Living with Limb Loss

Leslie Schneider describes her journey in a new documentary.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases Discrimination Stats

Number of ADA-related discrimination charges remains steady, according to latest report.

New Wheel:Life Book Is Full of Fund-Raising Ideas

Free resource can help to get great ideas off the ground.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights model

Canadian Museum to Feature Inclusive Design

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is ensuring that every visitor’s experience will include design suited for sensory, physical and cognitive disabilities as well as cultural diversity.

White Paper Discusses ADA Leave

A new white paper answers an important question: When must an employer provide leave as an ADA reasonable accommodation?

Submit Your Entry for a Free Power Wheelchair

The deadline is Jan. 18, 2013.

Harleys Heroes

VA Benefits Burnout?

Harley-Davidson Wants to Help You Get Back in Gear

For the last four years, Harley-Davidson has partnered with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to fund mobile service offices (MSOs) to walk veterans through the process of receiving disability benefits, including medical treatment, compensation, insurance, home loans and more.

Robert David Hall

NOD Turns 30

Organization Refocuses Efforts on Unemployment Among People With Disabilities

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) turned 30 in October. The organization, which represents all types of disabilities, celebrated by renewing its commitment to finding solutions for the employment gap for people with disabilities.

Housing America's Veterans Act of 2012 Seeks to Fund Home Repair, Rehabilitation

A proposed bill, H.R. 6381, is currently being considered to enable nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and repair the homes of veterans with disabilities and low income

Disability Gas Coalition Established to Improve Pump Access

United Spinal Association and Paralyzed Veterans of America have teamed up to create the Disability Gas Coalition aimed at restoring fueling assistance for people with disabilities.

Veterans Benefits Guidebook

Guidebook Addresses Benefits for Veterans With Disabilities

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has teamed up with Griffin-Hammis Associates to release a new publication: Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities.

Presidential Candidates to Send Reps to Disability Forum

Forum set for Friday in Columbus Ohio

Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy, Jr., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., will speak on behalf of their respective parties.

U.S. House Passes Pediatric Research Network Bill

Support now needed for companion Senate bill.

Bill would fund research centering on rare illnesses and conditions in children.