Tag Archives: disability rights

Help Tom Olin with the ADA 25 Tour

 photo by Tom Olin Help Tom Olin get The 2008 “Road to Freedom Bus” back on the road (see photo below).The bus, a 35’ foot RV, is slated to join The ADA Legacy Project’s (TALP) national Legacy Tour to celebrate … Continue reading

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Yoo Hoo! LBJ Presidential Library…Disability Rights ARE Civil Rights

Once in awhile something wonderful makes me fall in love with the disability movement all over again. I am now heart expanded and all a flutter mushily loving our people, our leaders, our head over heels commitment to full societal … Continue reading

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R U Ready??? Emergency Preparedness in Disability World

  Portlight Strategies is a wonderful organization that serves people with disabilities and their families when disaster strikes.  Paul Timmons started the program after hurricane Katrina. He was disgusted that some groups were trying to raise beaucoup bucks to set … Continue reading

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Olin Cover Photo on Johns Hopkins History of Medicine Bulletin

Johns Hopkins University has selected the photo “Disabled and Proud” from the Olin Collection for the cover of their “Bulletin of the History of Medicine”-Volume 87, Number 4, Winter 2013. Johns Hopkin’s purchased the photo from social documentarian Tom Olin. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and Ableist Language Matters

Here at DRC, we don’t usually reprint full blog posts. I suppose that is because we are full of our own political opinions and focus largely on action oriented press releases or important disability rights controversies. Language matters and that … Continue reading

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Disability Grassroots Meets Times Square: Not Dead Yet/ADAPT Ad

Not Dead Yet and ADAPT are two disability rights groups that have remained true to their roots and community organizing principles. So it is with great delight and excitement that DRC posts their press release about the SUPERSCREEN ADS IN … Continue reading

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Atrocious Discrimination Against Students With Disabilities in NYC

Here at DRC, we have to share Michelle Daimant’s important article on the NYC public school’s misuse of emergency room’s as a timeout room. It is enough to upset your stomach and chill you to your toes. Michelle writes for … Continue reading

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