Anna Corbitt

Wheelchair Etiquette in 8 Easy Steps

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As a user of a power wheelchair since I was five, I’ve become quite the expert on etiquette for interacting with someone in a wheelchair. As an extremely outspoken person, I haven’t hesitated to let people know that they should or shouldn’t do something with regard to a wheelchair. Read more

CDS Participant

Back to the Start of Consumer Directed Services

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For many people, having assistance from a reliable and qualified personal care attendant is a key part of living an independent life full of choice and opportunity. Thankfully, many men and women before us helped create programs and services to give us easier access to personal care attendant services. Read more

Voting

There Is Power In The Disability Vote

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Watching the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign several weeks ago has me once again excited about the unused power of the disability vote. It also got me thinking about all the clichés I hear in the disability rights movement when we talk about elections. Read more

Sarah Coyle

Technology Leads to New Opportunities

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Growing up in the 1980s, I thought a lot about my future and what kind of a job I could get. I worried that I would not be able to get a job because I can’t type due to nerve damage on my left side, which means I do everything with my right hand. Read more

Wells Fargo Advisors Grande Pride Parade

Paraquad Welcomes All

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Several weeks ago, Paraquad participated in PrideFest for the very first time.

I had the privilege of taking part in the Wells Fargo Advisors Grande Pride Parade and the experience was unmatched by any I have ever had. Read more

Christopher Worth

On Disability and Sexuality

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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