Ableism and why #MyDisabledLifeisWorthy Ableism: the discrimination of and social prejudice against people with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior. E.g. Accessliving.org ‘Ableism 101.’ As year…
In honor of the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act today (July 26), join us in urging our legislators to protect the rights of South Carolinians with disabilities.
In 1999, the US Supreme Court declared that the unjustified segregation of people with disabilities counts as discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
What would help you feel safer and more prepared during a natural disaster? If you are a person with a disability, please join us to share about any experiences or barriers you may have faced during a natural disaster. These could be issues such as communication, shelter, transportation, or others.
Have you made a plan for how you will vote, yet? You have several options this year for how to vote.
By: Asha Jones, Equip Leader The Summer Series and the South Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) are summer programs offered by Able South Carolina in which young adults with disabilities…
People with disabilities have been historically excluded from making decisions about our own lives. That is why it’s very important for us to make sure our voices are recognized.
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).
Tips for finding accessible fashion by EQUIP Leader Julia Hartman.
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…