SUMMER IS HERE AND SO ARE RESOURCES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS WHO WANT TO TRAVEL

A recent article in the New York Times featuring Meghann Harris, founder of SpecialGlobe.com, provided an interesting perspective about the availability of resources to facilitate travel for families of children with physical and cognitive challenges. The thrust of the article was that travel is something every one should be able to enjoy and there are […]... >> read more

NEW DATA DESCRIBES HOUSING CRISIS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

“Priced Out in 2014: The Housing Crisis for People With Disabilities”  is a June 2015 report by the Technical Assistance Collaborative Inc., Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities, Housing Task Force. The report was funded by the Melville Charitable Trust. The report identifies and describes the enormous gap between rental housing costs and the monthly income […]... >> read more

NEW SURVEY FINDS MOST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ‘STRIVING TO WORK’

A survey taken of 3,000 adults with disabilities across the country found that the majority of people with disabilities “strive to be employed.”  The survey was conducted by the University of New Hampshire for the Kessler Foundation, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that focuses on neurological disabilities. The survey identified numerous barriers to employment and employment […]... >> read more