I thought I might share a service that I am using myself and I found helpful to people who are hearing impaired. I have one phone number and the tty functions on my computer no matter the phone I am using. It is wonderful.
Now you can pass out a single phone number for family, friends, colleagues and businesses to call you — using your Hamilton CapTel account!
"I'm at this number" is the number where you can be reached, such as…Continue
Added by Dean Choate on March 13, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The following news release is forwarded to you for your information:
Campaign for Disability Healthcare Justice
New HEALTHCARE STORIES Featuring People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) is pleased to announce the release of new…Continue
Added by ADA Wisconsin Partnership on February 27, 2013 at 11:27am — No Comments
In light of the hurricane on the eastern seaboard, more people are thinking about emergency preparedness. Check out this website for information for individuals with disabilities/families, businesses, & emergency responders about how to be prepared for an emergency.
Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) has a toll free line to help the disability community with questions and concerns about voting rights. We can help:
Added by In Control Wisconsin on November 1, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments
On Sept. 18, 2012, this webinar was held by the ADA National Network. …Continue
Added by ADA Wisconsin Partnership on November 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) is a non-partisan effort to increase voting turnout and participation in the electoral process among members of Wisconsin’s disability community. The WDVC is funded by Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) and the Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD). Be sure to check out the WDVC website for information and resources,…Continue
Added by In Control Wisconsin on November 1, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Here are a couple interesting websites that provide information about assistive technology and workplace accommodations. Be sure to check them out:
Added by ADA Wisconsin Partnership on October 31, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
The following information is forwarded to you by the Great Lakes ADA Center (www.adagreatlakes.org) for your information:
NCD Issues Groundbreaking Report "Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children"
WASHINGTON, DC -- On Thursday, September 27, the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, released “Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights…Continue
Added by ADA Wisconsin Partnership on September 27, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments
In 2009, the National Advisory Board released a report, Declaration for Independence: A Call to Transform Long Term Services for Seniors and People with Disabilities. It included six principles necessary to modernize our health care infrastructure. These are still relevant today:
1. Enhance Self-care through improved coordination
Added by In Control Wisconsin on September 20, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments
The Elections are fast approaching.... Are you wondering where the candidates stand on issues that matter to you? Use these handy list of key questions and find out whether they support issues that affect the lives of people with disabilities.Continue
Added by In Control Wisconsin on September 20, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Friday, Sept. 14, 2012) – Amerigroup Corporation’s (NYSE: AGP) National Advisory Board (NAB) announced the launch of a new, innovative toolkit in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night. Consisting of 38 different resources, the collection of tools is designed to inform legislators, advocates and consumers on how to apply independent living philosophies to health care.
The toolkit, “Managed Care: Doing It Right; Applying the Independent Living Philosophy,” is an…Continue
Added by In Control Wisconsin on September 20, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments
"Telling Your Story" is a tool that persons with disabilities, family members, and other advocates can use to compose and practice the personal story they'll present to elected public officials or other policymakers at all levels of government when seeking policy changes or increasing awareness about disability issues. The app guides users through the steps, from introducing yourself to identifying the specific issue to the best methods for presenting a compelling…Continue
Added by In Control Wisconsin on September 6, 2012 at 3:34pm — No Comments
Welcome! In my integrated, intentional, community-building efforts, I often find that videos are more compelling, more effective than any other form of communication. Rather than fill the video section of this site, I'll use this blog to share short descriptions of, and links to some of the best disABILITY related videos (and some text articles) from around the world. Many thanks to those who have shared their favorites with me, and please consider adding your…Continue
Added by Martha Oie on August 6, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments
Watch an archived (recorded) hearing on the Using the ADA to Promote Community Integration.
On Thursday, June 21st, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the issue of “Olmstead Enforcement Update: Using the ADA to Promote Community Integration.”
Olmstead v. L.C. is the 1999 U.S. Supreme Court case which…Continue
Added by Deb Wisniewski on June 27, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Added by Deb Wisniewski on May 23, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Want to know about a hip magazine for active wheelchair users? Check out New Mobility. You can order a subscription but they also have a number of interesting articles right on their website.
Added by SDS Network on May 3, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments
WisPACT, Inc. was created in 2003 as a nonprofit organization to create and manage pooled and community Special Needs Trusts for the benefit of individuals with disabilities. It originated from a collaborative effort among ARC Wisconsin, NAMI Wisconsin, Inc., the Wisconsin State Bar- Elder Law Section and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Association. WisPACT currently serves more than 1,600 beneficiaries throughout the state of Wisconsin.…Continue
Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fTBM_3sdwE to check out a new vid from someone with autism... it's entitled S#!T Ignorant People Say To Autistics.
Added by Martha Oie on February 26, 2012 at 2:27pm — No Comments