How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Helped Shape the Disability Rights Movement

While most people know of the work which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did during the Civil Rights Movement, his work towards equalization extended far beyond that for African Americans. He was also a major component of helping pave the way towards a more accessible country. When changes were beginning to be being made for …

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MS State Advocacy Days

large group of people on steps for MS State Advocacy Days

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society does a wide range of things to help people living with and affected by MS. One of their main focuses is on helping people to take action, from fighting for accessibility to expanding their rights. To do this, one of the things they organize are MS State Action Days. On …

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Ms. Wheelchair America 2020 Competition

Ms. Wheelchair America 2020

The Ms. Wheelchair America national competition celebrated its 48th year this year during the competition that was held from July 1st-7th in Little Rock, Arkansas. Contestants participated in a series of events throughout the week including leadership training, judging sessions, and mentoring events. These events allowed the competitors the opportunity to discuss issues within the community with each …

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6 Accessible Summer Camps

During the next few months, children and adults alike will be making a new home away from home at summer camps around the country. While most camps may not be ideal or accessible for people of all abilities, there are several that have adapted to meet the needs of everyone who wishes to go. While …

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