Several cars blocking the curb ramp at the other end of a crosswalk.

VIDEO: Don’t Block the Box.

When drivers block the box, it makes the streets more dangerous for everyone.
Quote by Kate Ryan: "I am a piece of china with a large chip – I am broken but I am whole.  I am a body that functions as best I can." To the left is dark blue porcelain mug with white polka dots. The mug is chipped.

My Disabilities Make Me Both Broken and Whole

A dichotomy is defined as a contrast between two things.  It is two stones with a gulf between them, two planets on opposite sides of the sun, two opinions, two political parties, two opposites.  And in my case, one person. …
Photo of Brijana, wearing shorts and a tshirt, sitting on the grass, hugging her pit bull, whose tongue is sticking out.

Delta’s Pit Bull Service Dog Ban is Disability Discrimination: Here’s What You Need to Know

Defying disability rights, scientific fact and public outcry, Delta Airlines has prohibited pit bull-type service dogs on their flights.  As of July 10th, any person with a disability who attempts to bring a pit bull-type service dog on a…
A golden retriever in a service dog vest.

Why Fake Service and Emotional Support Animals Create Barriers for People Who Actually Need Them

Earlier this week, United Airlines denied boarding to a woman with a peacock that she claimed was an emotional support animal. The sensational story went viral and in response United announced increased requirements for bringing a service animal or emotional…
Photo of an airplane hovering over a runway, taking off.

“They Lost My Legs”: Disabled People Speak Out About Airline Troubles

Air travel while disabled is the worst. Despite the fact that disabled travelers have civil rights protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), issues with lost or broken wheelchairs and other mobility …

VIDEO: All Signs Point to Change

The International Symbol of Access is suppose to indicate barrier-free areas for all disabled people.  However, the symbol itself seems to be the biggest obstacle for many of us. How can disability be better represented to broaden what accessibility truly…
A United airplane hovering over a runway during the daytime.

Dear United, What If David Dao Had Been Disabled?

Dear United, Earlier this month, David Dao was dragged off a flight from Chicago to Louisville. He suffered a concussion, a broken nose, sinus damage, and several lost teeth. While I’m empathetic toward Dao and his family, this is not

VIDEO: A Preflight Announcement with Noah Seidel

Like many of us gearing up for the holiday season, Storyteller Noah Seidel has been traveling a lot recently. Noah uses a wheelchair, and unfortunately, some airlines don’t know how to transport mobility devices. Noah, and others that have had

VIDEO: Keep Building Jackson

Dr. Scott Crawford of Jackson, Mississippi, is on a mission to fix the #CrappyCurb ramps in his city.…