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February 16, 2015
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New York Fashion Week is synonymous with gorgeous models, innovative and creative worldwide designers, and clothing to die for. It is the place to be seen and to be discovered. This year, American Horror Story actress Jamie Brewer became the first woman with Down syndrome to strut the runway, when she appeared in fashion designer

January 26, 2015
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In July, a month after the Gay Pride March is scheduled to unfold, a different kind of pride procession is set to commence: the Disability Pride NYC parade. The impetus behind the inaugural march, which organizers call the first of its kind in New York City, might seem unlikely: the jazz pianist Mike LeDonne. LeDonne,

November 25, 2014
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The maker of childhood classics like Mr. Potato Head, Play-Doh and Connect 4 is looking to ensure that kids with developmental disabilities know how to engage with its toys, too. Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro Inc. has partnered with The Autism Project, a group of parents and professionals that help people with autism, to create

November 9, 2014
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We believe that every disabled person should be able to access all public spaces. At LifeGuardLift we are dedicated to creating better mobility and accessibility solutions. We recently read with interest about a Moveon.org petition urging the Federal Aviation Association to require airlines to provide designated wheelchair accessible spaces on every commercial aircraft, which will

October 27, 2014
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On July 26, 2015, the Americans with Disabilities Act will turn 25. In celebrating the anniversary, The ADA Legacy Project, an organization that honors the contributions of people with disabilities and their allies, kicked off its year-long ADA Legacy Tour on July 25, 2014 in Houston, the home of President George H.W. Bush, who signed