Maryland Work Incentives Coordinator, Susan Picerno, shares a “pre-ADA story” in celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
On May the 4th, we’re not only reminded of how much we love Star Wars, but how much we love movies! Here’s some info on accommodations available at the theater and at home to maximize your viewing experience.
Annie Tulkin, Founder and Director of Accessible College, talks about resources for students with disabilities who are transitioning to a college setting.
Independence Now Founder, Cathy Raggio, reflects on the day the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed in 1990.
As a House subcommittee member, Patricia Laird was only a few feet away from the stage the day the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed at the White House. In honor of the anniversary of the signing of the ADA, Patricia shares her memories from that historic day.
As part of our Independent Living History series and in recognition of February being Black History Month, we recognize a group of unsung heroes in Disability History – The Black Panthers.
Cecilia Harwick wanted to go back to work, but was unsure if she should divulge her disability to a potential employer. Cecilia is now working as a preschool teacher, her chosen career, at a wonderful center.
When asked if he recommends that people with disabilities go to work, Jose Reeves says, “Definitely!”
Independence Now continues to celebrate 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and 75 years of National Disability Employment Awareness Month by sharing inspiring stories from our amazing consumers. Nikos Daley was out of work for 14 months. The pandemic slowed down his job search considerably, but Nikos was incredibly determined to get back[…]