February 8, 2017

Photo History of the ADA

Follow this link to view a photo montage titled “Ed Roberts, The Disability Rights Movement and the ADA,” presented by the American Association of People with Disabilities […]
November 28, 2016
old-fashioned TV set

Number of Disabled TV Characters Is At All-Time High

According to an analysis released earlier this month, the number of disability portrayals on current TV shows is at an all-time high. The analysis was done […]
October 19, 2016
IV Bags on a Stand

The Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act

The New Jersey Assembly will soon be voting on Bill A2451, known as “The Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act.” Bill A2451 is supposed […]
September 8, 2016
Distant car on a road leading to mountains

The Fundamentals of Caring

Last week, I got a chance to watch the recently-released Netflix original movie, The Fundamentals of Caring. It is about a teenager named Trevor who has Duchenne […]
March 28, 2016


The New Jersey Statewide independent Living Council (NJSILC), in conjunction with the Directors of Centers for Independent Living, the NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the […]
December 10, 2015

The ADA and “The Man in the High Castle”

On November 20th, Amazon released the first season of a new show called The Man in the High Castle. The show takes place in an alternate […]
November 2, 2015

Everyone Has the Right to Vote

The General Election will take place this Tuesday, November 3. If you are a person with a disability, voting in this election is an especially powerful […]
October 22, 2015

Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! In honor of the event, let’s take a look at the disability employment situation in America today. Since its […]
October 1, 2015

The ADA and Education

Equality for people with disabilities has been advanced tremendously over the years by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation. In the area of […]
August 21, 2015

Emergencies and Disasters: Failing to Plan is Like Planning to Fail

Nobody likes to think about sudden emergencies or disasters, but the impact of events such as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy has raised most people’s awareness […]