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Christopher Worth

On Disability and Sexuality


This summer — August 3-6 in St. Louis — the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) presents its latest Summer Institute, The Sexual Kaleidoscope: Sexual Expressions for All Abilities. Read more

Gov. Jay Nixon

Gov. Nixon Signs Missouri ABLE Act Into Law


Paraquad commends Gov. Jay Nixon on signing the Missouri Achieving a Better Life (ABLE) Act into law. Nixon’s signature on Monday represents an important step toward increasing economic self-sufficiency and upward mobility for some Missourians with disabilities. Read more

Monica Williams

Making It at the ‘Regular’ School


When I was younger, I went to a school for children with disabilities where students in kindergarten through 12th grade were housed in one building. There was also a “special class” which meant a student wasn’t really in a grade. Read more

Jim Tuscher

Second Wave of the Disability Rights Movement


May 1 is an international celebration of victories in worker rights, called International Workers’ Day or May Day. However, for people with disabilities, it is hard to recognize this day as a positive because they continue to lag behind in employment opportunities and equality. Read more