Chris Worth

Reflecting on Nearly 5 Years at Paraquad

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My journey as a community organizer began in the coal fields of West Virginia, where I organized to bring an end to the injustices of mountaintop removal. One day, I was sitting around a table with some folks, and a question popped into my head: “Where are my people?” 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

Jim Tuscher

Second Wave of the Disability Rights Movement

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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