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  • Santa
    Rejected by Santa: Autistic girl and Pit Bull service dog turned away
    Abcde Santos and her service dog, Pupcake, were denied access to a mall Santa. The Santa would not visit with the little girl or her service dog. He would not even take a picture with them. According to a Tuesday, Dec. 2 report by FoxCT, the...
  • 25th Annual ADA Gala Indianapolis, Indiana
    Charity Highlight: American Diabetes Association
    The Thanksgiving Holiday is a time to give thanks to our God for the many blessings He has given us during the year. Too often, this day has become overshadowed by food, shopping and plans to get to the Christmas holiday. It seems that...
  • ADA regulations 2014 and October 25th
    ADA regulations 2014 and October 25th
    Assistance animals are guaranteed access to all public places without restriction ada.regulations.org (Americans with disabilities Act). awic.nal.usda.gov . The responsibility for adherence to these federal laws and guidelines is the...
  • Breaking down barriers
    Hospitals should be barrier free.
    A hospital is a scary place for most of us now add in a disability and it can become a very hostile environment. All public hospitals are covered by Title II of the ADA. There are statues requiring all medical care providers to make their services...
  • Denver ADA EXPO
    American Diabetes Association EXPO in Denver, CO
    The 2014 American Diabetes Association (ADA) EXPO Denver will be held at the Colorado Convention Center (700 14th Street, Denver, CO) on Saturday, February 22, 2014. EXPO hours are 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m., and admission is free.This event offers...
  • Event Cinemas in Australia
    Small theater owners brace for ADA requirements
    Many small, independent theaters are barely squeaking by, hosting fundraisers to stay in business. But as reported yesterday, September 17 on FoxNews.com, these small business owners may be facing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)- mandated...
  • Report: Blind gun permit law in Iowa constitutional
    Blind gun permit approval in Iowa stirs gun control-ADA debate
    Blind gun permit: Americans with disabilities such as the legally blind should still have their Fourth Amendment Rights to bear arms protected. The state of Iowa said that while limits are imposed against drivers, ADA citizens should not be barred...
  • San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
    Disabled rights and municipal code violated by Julian Castro's San Antonio, TX
    Mayor Julian Castro’s city government has violated the need for those with disabilities to access the city controlled Brooks Animal Shelter. The shelter is not Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant.Those with disabilities may find...
  • My American Dream
    My American Dream contest is an inspiration to us all
    The National Disability Institute has announced its third annual “My American Dream” video contest. The Institute invites people with disabilities to make a three minute video talking about their dreams in life and the steps that they...
  • Free webinar on disability rights in the workplace
    Free webinar on disability rights in the workplace
    July 26 "marks the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark civil rights legislation guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public...
  • "Longmire" Season 2
    'Longmire' Native elder helps Henry Standing Bear 'The Great Spirit'
    “Longmire” can be seen each Monday evening on the A&E cable TV network at 10/9 p.m. (Check your local listings). Last night's episode on July, 15, 2013 was called, “The Great Spirit.” Cable TV ratings have not yet...
  • Sir Paul
    7 reasons to go Vegan
    1. In the United States of America, over 9 billion animals are killed each year in what could be fairly characterized as an annual holocaust. Over 50 billion animals are killed globally. It has been called "An Eternal Treblinka." A vegan...
  • HB 4866 is now law across Illinois
    HB 4866 is now law across Illinois
    Governor Quinn signed HB 4866 into law on January 25, 2013, which requires gas stations to provide and display at least one ADA compliant gas pump with a direct telephone number to the station that allows a disabled operator of a motor vehicle to...
  • Dr Bernstein
    Cyber Monday deals diabetics can enjoy
    Retailers have offered up many special deals today - Cyber Monday. Diabetics can enjoy many of these deals. In fact, several are directed specifically at us.The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is offering 20% off orders of $65 or more today at...
  • The ADA: employment rights as an individual with a disability
    The ADA: employment rights as an individual with a disability
    The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also outlaws discrimination against individuals with disabilities in State and local...