Transcript: Interview: Serving Veterans with Disabilities

Boris Klaric: Good morning, everybody. Thanks for joining us for another episode of the Access Aisle. As always, my name is Boris Klaric, and joining with me today is US…

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Say No to Blue this Halloween

This Halloween, parents of children with autism are being encouraged via social media to send their children off with blue trick-or-treat buckets or a bag with a puzzle piece. The blue bucket or bag is meant to signal to the general public that the individual has autism and is nonverbal. The push for disability disclosure is problematic for several reasons.

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Interacting with Individuals with Disabilities: The Do’s and Don’t’s

Do Not: Address just the care assistant, friend, partner, or interpreter. Do: Address the individual with the disability.

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“My Voice”: A Poem

By Grace Trumpower for AAC Awareness Month Author’s Note: Sociology suggests that the average person waits about two to four seconds before expecting a response from their communication partner in…

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Public Notice: SC Home and Community-Based Services Transition Plan accepting public comments

The South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan is going through a public comment period for revisions to the document to seek “final approval” status from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Transcript: Interview: Judy Heumann

[clip of people chanting “Sign 504” in the background] [clip of Judy Heumann]: We want the law enforced. We want no more segregation. We will accept no more discussion of segregation.…

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Accessible Fashion Tips

Tips for finding accessible fashion by EQUIP Leader Julia Hartman.

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Transcript: Advocacy in Gen Z

Julia Hartman: My name is Julia Hartman. Asha Jones: My name is Asha Jones. Together: And you are parked in the access aisle! Julia: So what I do, and what…

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Transcript: Service Animals

Boris: It’s been 10,539 days since the Americans with Disability Act has passed and you are parked in the Access Aisle. B: Good morning, and welcome to the as my…

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(Inspiration) Porn: Special Needs Proms (transcript)

Intro/Boris: And now I wanna talk to you about inspiration porn, and no, I don’t mean adult videos with a heartfelt message about loving yourself – I mean portrayals of people…

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