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January 11, 2022

IRS Raises Limit for ABLE Accounts

Follow this link to read the article from Disability Scoop (the great disability-focused website with regular email blasts) about...

August 25, 2021

Paralympic Games - Tokyo 2021

Every four years, the hope is the world will put aside politics and differences, cultural  conflicts, and philosphical differences - and join as...

June 19, 2021

Celebrating and honoring Juneteenth

In 1877, Inglis was founded on the principles that people with disabilities should be given all the opportunities and support to live the lives they...

July 27, 2020

ADA 30th Anniversary

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. Bush. The purpose of the law is to make sure...

June 01, 2020

Racism Has No Place Here

Since its founding, Inglis has been grounded in the fundamental belief in the basic human right of all people to live their lives free from...

May 15, 2020

Voter Registration

Voter registration for the June 2nd Pennsylvania Primary Election is due by Monday, May 18th.  As Pennsylvania begins to explore "reopening,"...

December 19, 2019

Inglis Innovation Center Opens

Inglis' new Innovation Center has opened.  Please see some of the recent media coverage.  Please note that the actual cost for the...

December 03, 2018

International Day of Disabled Persons

Inglis joins with people all over the world to celebrate the International Day of Disabled Persons.  Here is a link to the UN's page for more...

July 18, 2018

Alexa is learning sign language!

Here is a great story from Fast Company about a creative developer who has built a solution to interpret American Sign Language and convert it...

February 13, 2018

Bill Weakening ADA Has Passed

"With today’s signing of the landmark American’s with Disabilities Act, every man, woman, and child with a disability can now pass through...

February 07, 2018

Inglis is Open During Eagles Parade

Inglis celebrates the spectacular, history-making win of the Philadelphia Eagles at the 52nd Super Bowl, and eagerly anticipates the victory parade...

July 14, 2017

Magnet for Training

Inglis looks to the future for people with disabilities by working with every college and university health program in the area, providing internships...

May 23, 2017

Inglis Drink-Aide Water Bottle in Apple Video

Disability in the News

(This film is owned solely by Apple, Inc. and is shared here only for entertainment and information purposes.) Inglis staff and residents together...

May 03, 2017

Our Residents & Consumers

Our Residents: Inglis House is a unique resource in the region and indeed, the country.  Our residents come from all over the United States to...

May 03, 2017

Art Programming at Inglis

Creative expression is an important part of life at Inglis, and many residents come here because of the artistic opportunities we offer. Our Artist in...

May 03, 2017

The Skeleton in the Closet

Frederick S. Kaplan, MD, explains how three Inglis residents paved the way for his life’s work and groundbreaking research, making a better life...

May 02, 2017

Educating Future Clinicians

Making a Committment to the Future Care of People with Disabilities Research indicates that people living with disabilities face greater difficulty...

May 02, 2017

Peter’s Story

by Robbie Shell I met Peter two years ago when I was volunteering at Inglis House, a residential facility in Philadelphia for people who are...

May 02, 2017

From Incurable to Incredible

The Changing Perceptions of Inglis & Disability Displayed on a wall in Inglis’ large event space, Founders’ Hall, rests an old...

March 08, 2017

International Women’s Day

Pictured above: (top L. to R.) Caroline Inglis, Annie Inglis (approx 17 yrs old), Nursing Class 1921; (bottom L. to R.) Former Board Chair, Dixie...

December 09, 2016

A Message from Inglis’ President & CEO

Dear Inglis Community, I want you to be among the first to know that I will be retiring from Inglis in 2017.  When the time comes, I will not be...

November 22, 2016

Giving Thanks 2016

November 2016 Dear Friends, At Inglis, we enjoy abundant blessings all throughout the year. Thanksgiving is the perfect time for us to...

November 10, 2016

All-Terrain Wheelchair for State Park

Disability in the News

Check this out!  Here is a great story from about a new all-terrain wheelchair at Staunton State Park in Colorodo.  Every...

October 31, 2016

SEPTA Transit Strike - Settled!

SEPTA and the 5,700 members of the Transport Workers Union Local 234 have reached an agreement and the strike is now over.  It will still...

October 31, 2016

Voting Rights for People with Disabilities

Disability in the News

As election day approaches, we all should do our civic duty and be involved in the electoral process.  Regardless of party affiliation or...

October 28, 2016

Halloween 2016 - Great Wheelchair Costumes

Disability in the News

Every year, as Halloween approaches, people with disabilites, and those who care for them, come up with incredible cosutmes that use the wheelchair as...

July 13, 2016

Inglis Gardens at Belmont Opens

Inglis celebrates the opening of Inglis Gardens at Belmont.  80 new, fully accessible, affordable apartments – 40 for people with...

July 05, 2016

Handicap This!

A motivational entertainment company on wheels, making audiences laugh, cry, stand up, and cheer. Their mission is to break down the barriers that...

June 28, 2016

Disabled Voices Need to be Heard this Election

Disability in the News

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...

May 10, 2016

Franklin Institute Violates ADA

Disability in the News

Alison Burdo reported on the judgement handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Austin McHugh on Friday, May 6, 2016. Follow this link to...

April 22, 2016

Inglis Transitions

25 Residents from Inglis House to Transition to Independent Living at Inglis Gardens at Belmont For nearly 140 years, Inglis has been enabling people...

November 23, 2015

Dr. Dan Gottlieb retires from weekly broadcast

Disability in the News

On September 14, Dr. Dan announced that as of Nov 23 he would no longer be doing a weekly radio show but will transition to six bi-monthly specials....

November 23, 2015

Giving Thanks 2015

Check out photos from our Thanksgiving Dinner held throughout Inglis - Founders' Hall, the Solariums, the Therapeutic...

September 17, 2015

Day of Kindness

The City of Philadelphia is proclaiming October 27, 2015 A Day of Kindness. Inglis is pleased to join in and participate.  We know our many...

July 10, 2015

Support Accessible Taxis in Philadelphia

Disability in the News

As we approach the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act several efforts are making thier way through the systems to increase and...

May 13, 2015

President’s Letter - May 2015

Dear Friends, For 65 years Joan “Joanie” McLean lived a busy life with dignity and grace at Inglis House. After her passing in February...

March 14, 2015

Award Winning Website To Get Upgrades

Since our new website launched in May 2013, we have received rave reviews from all across the Inglis Community.  But we are not resting on our...

February 20, 2015

New Ad Pitch to Disability Market

Disability in the News

Another great story from our friends at Comcast will be debuting a new national television ad during the Academy Awards, Sunday,...

February 12, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day

At Inglis, we value meaningful purpose, worthwhile work, the chance to make a difference, and most importantly, the opportunity to love and be...

January 05, 2015

Assistive Technology Discussed on WHYY-FM

Disability in the News

On "The Pulse," the news program on WHYY-FM, they discuss stories "at the heart of health, science and innovation."  Recently, "The Pulse's"...

December 18, 2014

Holiday Greeting 2014

Over the past few weeks, I’ve spoken to many people having problems finding their holiday spirit this year.  Frequently we are exposed...

November 26, 2014

Giving Thanks 2014

November 2014 Dear Inglis Community: At Inglis, we believe that Thanksgiving is about more than giving thanks; it’s also about becoming aware of...

October 16, 2014

Robinson Fredenthal Exhibition

Disability in the News

An exhibition of the work of renowned sculptor, architecht and former resident of Inglis House, Robinson Fredenthal, will be on display at the Larry...

September 25, 2014

Uber Rolls Out Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Disability in the News

The ridesharing service, Uber, now has added wheelchair accessible vehicles in the Philadelphia market.  Read the story about Uber on the CBS...

June 30, 2014

President’s Letter - June 2014

Dear Friends, The end of our fiscal year is a great time to step back and celebrate the many wonderful things that are happening at Inglis! ...

April 02, 2014

Dr. Dan Gottlieb’s New Book

Disability in the News

Dr. Dan Gottleb, psychologist, host of WHYY's "Voices in the Family" and friend of Inglis, has written a new book, "The Wisdom We're Born...

January 29, 2014

Diesel Campaign Features Model in Wheelchair

Disability in the News

Last summer, Diesel changed up their marketing strategy, hiring Nicola Formichetti as artistic director and creating ad campaigns that feature...

January 17, 2014

President’s Letter - January 2014

Love.  It is not a topic CEOs write about very often.  But it is the word, and the reality, at the heart of everything we do at...

December 24, 2013

Fitness Watches for Wheelchair Users

Disability in the News

From the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's website.  A post from their "Life After Paralysis" blog about the new fitness watches and...

December 24, 2013

New Year’s Message

As the New Year approaches, I am reminded that each of us is part of generations of love and caring at Inglis. Since we celebrated our first New...

November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving 2013

Dear Inglis Friends, All of us on the Senior Team express our heartfelt gratitude for being a part of the Inglis community. As we reflect on the past...

October 30, 2013

Dancing Wheelchair

Disability in the News

Here is a wonderful story from The Tampa Bay Times. Follow the link to read the full story and see the video on The Tampa Bay Times website. TAMPA...

August 21, 2013

Love in the Air at Inglis

Disability in the News

Mindy Orth & Craig Stephens, both Inglis House residents, recently were married here.  Their love story was captured in The Philadelphia...

July 29, 2013

Inglis Artists Find Inspiration

Disability in the News

Wonderful article from the West Chester "Daily Local News."  Inglis residents who participate in art programming here, gain inspiration from...

July 12, 2013

Cents & Sensibility

Disability in the News

The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation has created a new guide, Cents & Sensibility to help people with disabilities manage their...

May 02, 2013

New Courtyard Fountain and Renovation

When Inglis was built in the late 1920s, plans were in place for a fountain as a focal point in the middle of its two-acre interior courtyard. Now,...

April 29, 2013

President’s Letter

 WELCOME TO OUR NEW INGLIS WEBSITE A Message from Gavin Kerr, Inglis President & CEO The internet has become our window to the world. ...

September 15, 2012

The 2012 Keen Games at Inglis

The 36th Annual Keen Games was a huge success! More than 100 athletes participated in a variety of events such as Bowling, Chess, Precision Throw,...