As part of our monthly disability history series, we’re taking a look back at how Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers got their start in this country.
In recognition of White Cane Safety Day, read the history of White Cane Laws and hear one person’s story of how using a white cane helped him gain independence.
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.
The term Consumer is used by CILs because it clearly shows the person receiving services has control over the process and is making all the decisions.
Ed Roberts is key to knowing the history of Centers for Independent Living as well as our history and philosophy.
As part of our Independent Living History series and in recognition of March being Women’s History Month, we’re recognizing the contributions of a local woman to events in Disability History.
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.