In the Loop

Keeping pace with the world of Disability, one blog post at a time

Disabled Community to Call for Equal Access to LIRR Stations

To the dismay of countless people with disabilities, many Long Island Railroad (LIRR) stations pose a glaring lack of equal access, with elevators only available at some boarding locations. It’s not at all uncommon for commuters with disabilities to have to travel...

CDPAANYS, NYAIL, AAPD Issue Action Alert on ACA

This Action Alert came to CDPAANYS via NYAIL and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). ACTION ALERT Act Now to Protect Healthcare & Medicaid! The Senate is planning to pass a budget that will begin the process of repealing the ACA as soon...

URGENT ALERT: Tell Gov. Cuomo to fund minimum wage for CDPA

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) programs are a lifeline for countless people with disabilities and senior citizens.  As a homecare option, CDPA can mean the difference between living freely and productively in the community and simply existing in an...

As ADA Turns 26, PWD Write On!

Today is July 26, 2016 -- An extraordinary day in our history.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on this day 26 years ago and that's reason to celebrate; to reflect; and to look with hope and determination toward a future where disability...

Disabled Parenting Project offers exciting line-up for ADA 26!

Whether defusing toddler tantrums, navigating teen angst, or juggling everything in between,  most moms and dads would likely say  that parenting is the toughest job they're called to do, bar none.  And for many it's also an opportunity they cherish beyond measure. ...

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