Good morning, everybody!!!      Today’s blog post is about housing in honor of National Fair Housing Month and the 49th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.  Not just any housing though, housing that is accessible and complies with ADA standards, as well as the discrimination that most people with disabilities face […]

News: Disabled Housing Discrimination at All-time High in 2016

Hey, everybody!!  In today’s blog post we will be talking about the FDA wanting the public to be aware of fake medications.  Not just any medications but meds said to be used in curing Autism.  I thought this would be perfect as that April is Autism Awareness Month.    The […]

News: FDA Warns Against Fake Meds to Treat Autism

        Hey everybody, happy April!!  April is one of the best months of the year.  The rain is the best and worst part in my opinion. I hope you all are enjoying Spring so far.   In today’s blog, we’ll be talking about a new medicinal drug […]

News: Ocrevus; Drug to help combat Multiple Sclerosis

​​​​ Hey, everybody, today’s blog post is about a new licensing law the city of Chicago has put in place to help communication between disabled people and police or other first responders.  The card was introduced earlier this year by two state representatives, Stephanie Kifowit and Linda Holmes.  It began […]

News: New ID’s Help Communication Between Police and Disabled

Hey, everybody!! Today’s blog is a short news post about Stanford University developing a brain-computer interface that is greater than any brain-computer interface before.  This interface will allow people with paralysis to type on a computer faster than before.  It uses an onscreen matrix of letters to show how fast […]

News: Computer Interface Helps the Paralyzed Type

  Hey, everybody! Today’s blog post is very interesting.  So, let’s get into it, shall we?   The state of Indiana will now celebrate Disability Awareness Month in March.  Their Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities proclaimed the month of March as Disabilities Awareness […]

March Indiana’s Disability Awareness Month

  Hey, everyone!  Today’s blog post is about employment, not just any employment hacks but employment for people on the autistic spectrum.    Awhile back the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich started an initiative geared toward hiring people with autism.  The initiative is called Ford Inclusive Works, last summer […]

News: Ford Expands Autism Hiring Initiative

Hello, everyone! In today’s news post we will follow up on the Federal disability hiring quota I wrote about back in March 2016.  See it here –   The Federal government set a new hiring goal for federal government employment across the board which will allow them to use […]

News: The Federal Hiring Quota 2018

As early as July 2017 the Transportation Department will draw up a proposal with new regulations laying out better accessibility for people with disabilities when they fly.  After negotiating for seven months the committee in charge of addressing accessibility issues in the Department of Transportation said, they finally came up […]

News: New Airlines Accessibility 2017

On Wednesday, January 11th Washington state swore in a new Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib. Mr. Habib happens to be blind. According to the Associated Press Habib, is a 35-year-old attorney who completely lost his eyesight to cancer at age 8, was first elected to the state House in 2012 and […]

News: 1st Blind Lt. Governor