Theresa Moore

Independence Under Fire


Theresa Moore has a mantra when it comes to living with a disability.

“I’m still here,” she said recently. “I’m still here.”

Theresa, 47, was diagnosed with diabetes when she was just 14. Read more

What is Money Follows the Person?


Participant A was happily working at a leading hotel chain as a chef. A series of events led to him losing an eye, the death of his mother and the death of his brother. This sent Participant A into a depression coupled with addiction. He was sent to a nursing home after a divorce and illness. Read more

Anna Corbitt

I Want to Be Appreciated, Not Just Tolerated


While scrolling through my Facebook feed one day, I found myself shaking my head at the representation of people with disabilities. It got me thinking.

I thought about the kind of world that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. imagined when he discussed African-American rights. Read more

I Voted Sticker

Important Information for Election Day


Election Day is this Tuesday, November 8. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you want to impact the direction of our state and our country, this is your opportunity! You’ll have highly contested statewide and federal races to participate in, among others. Read more

Christy Herzing

The Fight for ‘Normal’


Throughout history, people with disabilities have been hidden away, abused, used as props, praised extensively for everyday tasks, mocked and simply been made to feel less than because we aren’t society’s definition of “normal.” Read more

Accessible Health and Wellness Center

Paraquad Grows to Meet Community Needs


Pardon our dust, please; Paraquad is expanding!

Over the course of its 46-year history, Paraquad has evolved from improving opportunities for people with disabilities primarily through advocacy and awareness efforts to one of the largest Centers for Independent Living in the country. Read more

Monica Williams

Love is Love


I will never understand why some people seem to have a problem seeing a person with a disability in a relationship with an able-bodied person. It’s as if we aren’t good enough to be with someone without a disability. Read more