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Accessing AT for Mobility

Amber, a woman living in Northern California, sustained a fracture in her right foot. During her recovery, she was given crutches and instructed to not bear weight on her injured foot. She contacted FREED Center for Independent Living to learn if there were other devices that could help improve her mobility besides crutches. Through Ability…

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My Path to Accessible Voting in November 2020

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Where it’s AT would like to reflect on the particular experiences voters with disabilities have when “going” to the polls, whether “going” to the polls means physically visiting a polling place, voting by mail, or any of the new emerging options. As our country progresses toward utilizing necessary…

Independence through Everyday Devices

Reaching out to your community is an important practice when you write for a blog that covers such a wide range of disability as “Where it’s AT”. Honestly, the broad scope of experience across the disability community is so vast, that to only offer the perspective of the “Where it’s AT” staff would be a…

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A Holistic Approach to Self Care: Virtual Tools

Managing physical and emotional well-being can be challenging enough during the best of times, however, 2020 has brought more than its fair share of uncertainty to Californians. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, discourse and tensions on racial injustice, unprecedented wildfires, extreme heat, and Public Safety Power Shut-off events. With all that’s happening it is more…