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12th Annual Disability Capitol Action Day Resource Fair: ADA – Today, Tomorrow, Forever!

What are you doing on Wednesday, May 20th? Join us in Sacramento for the 12th annual Disability Capitol Action Day (DCAD)!  DCAD is one of the nation’s largest and most diverse cross-disability annual days of unity. Recognizing the important issues facing people with disabilities and their allies and in honor of the 25th anniversary of…

$5000 Workplace Accessibility Credit

This post was reprinted with permission from disABILITY WORK TOOLS Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Tax Incentives can help offset the cost of accommodating a worker’s disability.  With assistive technology and accommodations workers can keep doing their jobs instead of quitting their trade and applying for social security disability payments.  Workers and employers often do…

E-Book Access For All

by guest blogger Laurie Hoirup, author of I Can Dance: My Life with a Disability  Within the business world, financial success is the driving force for both concept and product design. Numbers matter and sadly, for the disability community, those numbers can have a detrimental effect upon independence and ability. Technology is a wonderful asset…

Tips for Planning an Accessible Meeting

by Rosemarie Punzalan, Program Coordinator In-person meetings are great ways to network and collaborate with peers. They give participants a chance to connect on a more personal level than even the most interactive online platforms allow. They are a great way to share resources, as well as give an opportunity to brainstorm ideas with colleagues.…

Cruising With a Wheelchair

by Shannon Coe, Program Coordinator for the AT Network Over the 2013 Christmas Holiday, I went on a 7-day Caribbean cruise with my husband and 1-year old daughter.    It was our first family vacation together and our first time on a cruise.   I use both a manual and a power wheelchair, so I informed…