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

Parent Charged with Eavesdropping After Recording Caregiver Abusing Child

A Russel County Kentucky mother is in trouble with the law after secretly recording a care provider abusing her 4th grade special education daughter.  Police have charged the mother with multiple counts of felony eavesdropping  Continue reading Parent Charged with Eavesdropping After Recording Caregiver Abusing Child

Woman Parks in Handicapped Spot, Throws Coffee at Man Confronting Her

A non-disabled woman parked in handicapped parking at a Toronto Tim Horton’s restaurant and when a man confronted her about it she threw hot coffee in his face.   Continue reading Woman Parks in Handicapped Spot, Throws Coffee at Man Confronting Her

Person Openly Carrying in Kalamazoo Special Education School has Scary Criminal Past

Local News media in Kalamazoo, MI has run a story about a father who is a concealed weapons permit holder that has been openly carrying while attending classes at a special education school.  What the local news media has not been able to run down is this person’s criminal history. Continue reading Person Openly Carrying in Kalamazoo Special Education School has Scary Criminal Past

Dealing with Disabilities Through Humor at LaughFest in Grand Rapids

LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI held a community conversation about how people with disabilities use humor to deal with the issues they have in life.  The event also served as a way to share the disability experience with people who might not understand. Continue reading Dealing with Disabilities Through Humor at LaughFest in Grand Rapids

Republicans Mock Disabled Congresswoman Running For Senate

Republicans today issues a statement on twitter mocking Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, who had both legs amputated while serving as a combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq for the Armed Forces.  Continue reading Republicans Mock Disabled Congresswoman Running For Senate

Bernie Sanders Jokes About Disabilities, Being a Republican is a Mental Illness

At tonight’s democratic debate, Bernie Sanders attacked many of those with mental illness by joking that being a republican is a mental illness.   Continue reading Bernie Sanders Jokes About Disabilities, Being a Republican is a Mental Illness

Frankie MacDonald Interviewed By The Weather Network

The rising star of a weatherman Frankie MacDonald announced this morning he was interviewed by The Weather Network for weather coverage in his hometown of Sydney Nova Scotia.   Continue reading Frankie MacDonald Interviewed By The Weather Network