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ADA 31st Anniversary

In Everyone has one, Opinion by Sheri DenkensohnLeave a Comment

My ADA Anniversary Wish List This has been an unprecedented year for the disability community. As we celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we can reflect on many events that highlight the accomplishments and power of individuals with disabilities. Occurrences such as the film, “Crip Camp,” being nominated for …

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Enough With Adding Another Label

In Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha AlvarezLeave a Comment

This month celebrates its 17th year as the online lifestyle magazine for physically disabled people. has one birthday request from society. Stop giving us another label, especially the ones that demean us. Labels are becoming fashionable in our current society. I don’t mean Fendi or Chanel. Did you …

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How Accessible and Inclusive is Clubhouse?

In Technology by Mel AshfordLeave a Comment

As a hard-of-hearing person, apps like Clubhouse are frustrating and exclude people like me by default. Let’s take a closer look at Clubhouse and its accessibility options. What is Clubhouse? Clubhouse is a social networking app that functions largely around speech and hearing. It’s labeled as ‘drop-in voice chat’ and …

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With Hope in Your Heart

In Features, Reaching A Higher Level by Karen Lynn1 Comment

In the pre-ADA era, while struggling for inclusion and putting forth an unending effort, a leader in her own quiet way took on the system with no help from anyone beyond her immediate family and friends. She had cerebral palsy and dyslexia, and was in for the fight of her …

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Disabled Dating Dynamics

In Love & Sex, Relationships & Family by Taniya Faulk1 Comment

Dating, for anyone, in today’s world can be awkward and confusing. First there’s trying to meet new people. Where exactly do single men in their 30s and 40s spend their free time? Then you have to decide what you really want in a potential partner or relationship. Once you’ve figured …