The Americans with Disabilities Act

June 20, 2014

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the most comprehensive federal civil-rights statute protecting the rights of people with disabilities. It affects access to employment; state and local government programs and services; access to places of public accommodation such as businesses, transportation, and non-profit service providers; and telecommunications. The scope of the ADA in addressing […]

Top Restaurants Face Scrutiny Over Access to the Disabled

June 10, 2014

By PATRICK WALL September 20, 2011 5:51 pm Many of Manhattan’s top restaurants will soon receive mailings from a federal prosecutor’s office in New York checking whether they are accessible to disabled patrons. About 50 of Manhattan’s most popular restaurants, as rated by the 2011 Zagat Guide, will have until the end of October to […]

Applying for SSDI or SSI Disability Claims

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) lawyers or advocates are not always knowledgeable about civil rights legislation including other SSA benefits available to their clients. Without a thorough understanding of current Social Protection disability benefits representatives for the disabled may cause clients to lose-out on benefits they deserve. Since the demand for Social Safety support for […]

Government Grants For The Disabled

June 1, 2014

Obtaining a Federal Government Grant for the disabled is not as difficult as you may think. However, this doesn’t mean acquiring one is easy. It’s like anything else of value, if you want it you’ll have to earn it through conscious effort and dedication. Normally, a little research is needed to uncover the appropriate applications […]

Online Dating For The Disabled

May 24, 2014

Finding a good dating companion is not easy and usually very difficult if you are disabled. However, with the advent of social media or otherwise online dating services meeting other disabled people is a great deal less challenging. These online services have opened an entire new world for people, struggling with some sort of disability, […]

Handicapable Mobility Devices Use and Consideration

May 19, 2014

If you have an injury or a health issue that immobilizes you and restricts your movement, you may need a mobility device that suites your need to be independent. Wheelchairs and scooters are just the devices that you can use to get you going again. However your size, shape and age are factors that must […]

Handicapable Entrepreneur – Work At Home for the Disabled

May 15, 2014

Are you a disabled person or someone restricted to home for some reason or another, searching for work at home opportunities that can make you a good income? Simply because you are physically challenged or housebound does not mean that you are unable to earn an income from the comfort of your own home. The […]

Finding Access-Friendly Facilities

May 13, 2014

Planning for travel as a person with a disability will require you to put forth considerable effort in order to insure a comfortable and relaxed experience. If you use a wheelchair or scooter, taking the time to plan your trip for business or pleasure will pay off big time. You may find it challenging to […]

The Health Benefits of Adapted Bath Time

May 11, 2014

The basic benefit of bathing or showering is to improve health and physical body well being. The majority of able-bodied people do not consider taking baths and showers as being hazardous or time consuming. However, to the disabled and older people with special needs taking a bath and/or shower can be unsafe. The National Facility […]