Posts Tagged ‘ wheelchair ’

New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design

December 21, 2010
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New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Greetings! It has been a long time, but I am excited to be back AND I have a new toy. Within my sidebar, there now is a space for upcoming events. I hope to keep it populated with information about upcoming disability conferences and events with links for registration and further information. It is...
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Tennessee v. Lane Anniversary – Accessible Courtrooms and Title II of the ADA

May 17, 2010
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Tennessee v. Lane Anniversary – Accessible Courtrooms and Title II of the ADA

Today is the 6th anniversary of Tennessee v. Lane a landmark disability lawsuit that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case began in 1998 when George Lane and Beverly Jones, both with mobility impairments, sued the state of Tennessee because its courthouses were inaccessible. George Lane got a notice to...
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Accessible Easter Egg Roll at the White House – Every Victory Counts, Every Child Counts

April 7, 2010
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Accessible Easter Egg Roll at the White House – Every Victory Counts, Every Child Counts

Over and over in the news and on the blogs we constantly are bombarded with information about how inaccessible the world is and even how hostile it can be towards people with disabilities. I’ve posted about hate crimes and health care, independent living (or lack thereof) and technology; even about how media doesn’t seem...
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New – Disability Video is Featured on DIW

February 1, 2010
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There have been many changes going on here at Day in Washington. Some have been cosmetic, such as the new layout, but others are more substantial, such as the fact that we now carry content from a variety of contributors. One of the changes is the addition of a “Featured Disability Video.” As many...
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China’s National Human Rights Plan (and its inclusion of Disability) – Day In Washington Policy Podcast #37

April 16, 2009
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Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary:┬áDay in Washington looks at Disability policy issues both here in the United States and also abroad. This week’s episode is focused on China. In 1993, the United Nations called on countries to establish a national human rights plan. On Monday, the Chinese government published its...
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Disability Blog Carnival #47 – Policy

October 10, 2008
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Day in Washington is exceedingly proud to be hosting Disability Blog Carnival #47 – Policy. There were a number of great submissions and as you can see, I got somewhat carried away reading the work of so many wonderful bloggers. I hope you will forgive my indulgence and definitely take a look at what...
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