AbilityLinks.org, a free nationwide job opportunity website

AbilityLinks is a web-based community where job seekers with disabilities, inclusive employers and service providers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities. Networking is accomplished through AbilityLinks.org, a free nationwide job opportunity website for ...

If you thought the students were trouble, wait for the disability movement

By John McTernan Jody McIntyre has accused the police of premeditated violence (Photo: Jane Mingay) My esteemed colleague Toby Young makes a brave attempt to stand up for Ben Brown’s interview of Jody McIntyre on BBC News 24. He really needn’t have bothered. The clip speaks ...

Equal Rights Center (ERC)

With holiday shopping in full swing, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) wants to hear from people with disabilities about their shopping experiences! Have you had difficulty shopping because of accessibility problems? Narrow aisles? High counters? Entrances with stairs? ...

What can YOU do to advance the employment of people with disabilities?

Share these videos! Because myths and stereotypes about disability employment continue to create barriers to opportunities for qualified people with disabilities, the Campaign forDisability Employment launched “What can YOU do?” (WCYD) – an initiative to encourage everyone ...

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DOJ wants to hear from you!

The Department of Justice is having a public hearing on our Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Makings (ANPRMs) next Thursday (12/16) from 9:30 – 4:00 at the Access Board – 1331 F St., NW Washington, DC. We want to make sure that we have good representation from the disability ...

Laura Hershey, 1962-2010

Disability rights activist, thinker, writer and poet Laura Hershey died Friday Nov. 26, 2010, after a short illness. Although perhaps best known to New Mobility readers as one of the primary organizers against the MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon’s use of pity as a fundraising ...

Disability groups unhappy at end of ILF fund

Stephen Naysmith 14 Dec 2010 Disability groups reacted with dismay yesterday to confirmation the Government is axing a fund that gave more than £60 million to help people live on their own. The Independent Living Fund supports thousands of people in Scotland to help them ...