Police Shoot Care Provider For Person with Autism in North Miami

This situation to me is very concerning on several levels.  When police get involved in situations with people with disabilities it often ends very badly.  Continue reading Police Shoot Care Provider For Person with Autism in North Miami

Transportation Security Administration Beats Disabled Cancer Patient

One the night a 19 year old should have been celebrating her last Chemo Treatment after 17 years of fighting cancer she was thrown on the floor and beaten by the Transportation Security Administration and Memphis International Airport Police and arrested  Continue reading Transportation Security Administration Beats Disabled Cancer Patient

Supreme Court To Hear Case on Michigan Student Who Can’t Bring Service Dog To School

The Supreme Court has decided it will hear the case of an 11 year old child who has been barred from bringing her service animal to school.  The parents sued under the Federal American’s with Disability Act, however the school won at the district and appeal level by claiming the parents have not yet sought an administrative hearing.  Continue reading Supreme Court To Hear Case on Michigan Student Who Can’t Bring Service Dog To School

Trolling People with Disabilities

I don’t care if people troll online, when they put their identity behind it.  However when people create sock puppet accounts and just spew crap frankly its just stupid.  I had a troll recently attack me saying, I “live off disability checks playing video games, smoking cigars, and sitting in the hot tub at a nice gym.”   Continue reading Trolling People with Disabilities

2017 Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment

We are already getting questions on what the 2017 Cost of Living Adjustment (also known as COLA Increase) will be for Social Security beneficiaries receiving Disability and Retirement benefits. Even though it is currently way to early to tell, I thought I would share some of the numbers for you.   Continue reading 2017 Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment

Clinton Takes Stand Against Sheltered Workshops

Hillary Clinton on Monday took a stand against sheltered workshops that employ people with disabilities for pennies an hour saying the practice would end under her presidency.   Continue reading Clinton Takes Stand Against Sheltered Workshops