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

Communicating with Deaf

The Lens of Ability: Deaf and Hard of Hearing


At Paraquad, we are often asked how people with disabilities adapt and do things differently to accomplish everyday tasks independently or with assistance. The Lens of Ability hopes to answer those questions through firsthand accounts of people living with a disability. 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