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February 23, 2017

Young Girl and her Service Dog Win at Supreme Court

We wanted to share this major victory on behalf of students with disabilities who are discriminated against and/or maginalized in the shcool systems.   This article was publishe on Huffington...

January 23, 2017

Google “Doodle” Celebrates Disability Advocate

As Inglis celebrates the 140th anniversary of our founding, we will highlight special moments in our past and the history of the Disability Community.   Recently, the Google "doodle" - the...

November 10, 2016

All-Terrain Wheelchair for State Park

Check this out!  Here is a great story from HuffingtonPost.com about a new all-terrain wheelchair at Staunton State Park in Colorodo.  Every day new technologies and new advancements are...

October 31, 2016

Voting Rights for People with Disabilities

As election day approaches, we all should do our civic duty and be involved in the electoral process.  Regardless of party affiliation or candidate favored, the right to vote is a vital one....

October 28, 2016

Halloween 2016 - Great Wheelchair Costumes

Every year, as Halloween approaches, people with disabilites, and those who care for them, come up with incredible cosutmes that use the wheelchair as a base.  Here are a few links to articles on...

June 28, 2016

Disabled Voices Need to be Heard this Election

HuffPost RISE has a new video on their site focusing on the power and impact the voices of people with disabilities need to have at all times, but especisally during the upcoming election...

June 21, 2016

Paralympian Mugged in Rio in Advance of Olympics

This story comes from CNN.com and we are linking to it to share the news.  The content and article are solely owned by CNN.  The link will open in a new window. "Six-time Australian...

May 17, 2016

NY Times Article on Accessible Independent Living

In the Friday, May 13, 2016 issue of The New York Times, reporters Katie Thomas, Sheri Fink and Mitch Smith wrote about the many people with disabilities living in tradtional long-term care...