2020: A Future With Us?

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." ~ Alice Walker The 2015 version of this article started with despair. A lament that our elected officials didn't hear us, or worse, they didn't care to hear us. The needs of Americans with disabilities, their families and allies... Continue Reading →

How Microsoft Defined the Future of Inclusion in 106 Seconds

Who else only watches the Super Bowl for the ads? I’m surely not alone on this one, right? While there were quite a few winning ads, one in particular really grabbed my and many others’ attention! https://youtu.be/_YISTzpLXCY Microsoft’s “We All Win” ad tugs at the heartstrings as it introduces young gamers with various mobility limitations. ... Continue Reading →

An Inclusive Society Starts With You

Inclusive. It’s a word that's been buzzing around for some time now. It inspires awards and congratulations for businesses who hire disabled people. It makes “honorary” teammates out of disabled students. It begets news stories about a "Good Samaritan" who helps a wheelchair user stuck on a snowy sidewalk. It results in those memes that... Continue Reading →

Advocacy in the everyday

We are done with being a silent many Every voice rings out and carries No we won't just go back Home without you hearing The sound when the many say We are done -The Madden Brothers Have you heard the song We Are Done by The Madden Brothers? It’s a good song by most standards,... Continue Reading →

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