An older gentleman putting an absentee ballot in a mailbox. The title reads: Ability Tools Blog - My Path to Accessible Voting in November 2020 by, Russell Rawlings, CFILC Statewide Community Organizer. www.abilitytools.org/blog

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…

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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…

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A Holistic Approach to Self-Care: Hands-on 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…

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Moldable Plastic and DIY Assistive Technology

For most individuals with disabilities, life is all about adaptation. Narrow scope of imagination when environments and objects are being designed and constructed are, more often than not, the true cause of accommodation needs. As a result, individuals with disabilities are some of the most innovative and creative people you will ever come across. So,…

How to Navigate Zoom as a Meeting Attendee

If you are like most Californians, you might be finding yourself participating in your community in a much more “virtual” capacity. Many students, employees and family members are finding Zoom meeting invitations in their inboxes, and a good deal of them might not know exactly how to navigate this online meeting service. If you find…