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Commentary: Independence Day and the ADA Anniversary

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and so is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. In a nutshell, this act forbids discrimination against someone on the basis of disability in areas of transportation, employment, education, public accommodation, etc. 132 more words

Does YOUR city deserve to win the Access City Award 2016?

Cities from across the EU, are being invited to participate in the sixth edition of the Access City Award – The European Prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people. 141 more words

A Good Helping

Shame on the UK's state sanctioned persecution of people with disabilities.

I’ve not been home long from work and managed to connect on social media to catch up with my fellow activists’ news as I knew today would bring a lot of comments from the Houses of Parliament and the usual ‘show’ that PMQ has become. 653 more words


My Memoir, Growing Up Superheroes, The Extraordinary Adventures of Deihlia Nye, Now Available on Amazon

About the book:

In 1983, Diane Fraser is emerging from the trauma of a violent family home life when her niece Deihlia is born with problems so severe that her prognosis is death before week’s end. 189 more words

The last of the new oak ribs steamed in to place, so one job finally coming to a close

Today saw the last of the main ribs fitted in the boat with the ones in the cockpit steamed in place. All that is left to do is clench them up and that will be one of the major jobs completed. 240 more words

Sailing Challenge

How People View The Disabled

I feel as a person with a disability who needs a lot of care, I find it impossible to have anything that resemble a social life. 645 more words


that's how its done

Early in my journey a list made me intrigued and got me thinking about the whole process of the reinvention. Its the ultimate cheat sheet for reinventing yourself by James Altucher… 411 more words