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Patients with disabilities still being turned away by doctors

In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, which prohibited discrimination based on disability. One of the factors under the ADA was that professionals in the medical field can’t discriminate against their patients as well. It is mandatory…
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TSA apologizes to passenger in wheelchair

  A YouTube video of three-year-old Lucy, as she was screened by airport security officers, has sparked negative media attention and public commentary about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Lucy uses a wheelchair because she has a condition (spina…
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New disability trained staff at TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced its recent introduction of staffers who are trained to help passengers with disabilities. Disability Scoop reports that more than 2,600 TSA employees have participated in the specialized training, which consists of four hours…

What are we talking about?

This week, I looked high and low to find insightful, interesting and inspirational stories for your viewing pleasure. 1.  Today, February 17th, athletes with disabilities are getting ready to battle on the court this weekend. 12 Special Olympics basketball players
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SSA transitioning from paper checks

Soon, the government hopes to end  the transitioning away from issuing paper checks to all people with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) as well as other Social Security Administration (SSA) programs. March 1st is the date for the…

Court makes way for execution

On February 4th, The Georgia Supreme Court rejected an appeal by a condemned inmate who argued that the state illegally substituted the drugs used in lethal injections. The decision has, once again, set the execution of Warren Hill in motion.…
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What are we talking about?

This week, I searched high and low to find insightful, interesting and inspirational stories for your viewing pleasure. 1. The quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens is facing criticism over his recent use of the R Word, only a week before…
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What are we talking about?

This week, I walked 500 miles to find you interesting, inspiring and insightful stories for your viewing pleasure. 1.Sarah Herron is winning millions of hearts, including the one that belongs to Sean Lowe, who is also this season’s Bachelor. For…
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What are we talking about?

This week, I searched through social media to find you interesting and insightful items for your viewing pleasure. 1.In a previous post in the “What are we talking about?” column, I mentioned an 18-year-old girl named Alexis Wineman, who