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Council Recognizes RTD

The Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities is the driving force behind legislation and educational campaigns that benefit persons with disabilities. In November 2015 the Council implemented the Think of Me, Keep It Free parking sign campaign as part of the Excuses Versus Reasons initiative. Communities have been receptive to the addition of the new […]

This Symbol Is Trying to Change Perceptions of Disability

by NATALIE SHOEMAKER Some disability-access points across America are getting a makeover. The signs no longer feature a stick figure sitting mechanically still, but a dynamic image of a person in motion. This person is leaning forward — engaged and independent. “An icon, an image, a symbol, can be a really powerful kind of seed […]

This Visionary May Completely Disrupt The Tech Industry As We Know It

JAN 19, 2016 @ 10:17 PM by Robert J. Szczerba, CONTRIBUTOR, Forbes View Article on Forbes.com When Thorkil Sonne and his wife learned that their son had autism, they worried that he would face an uncertain future, where he would be constantly misunderstood and never be able to lead a normal working life. Not one to back […]

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated since 1992 to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. The Day works to promote action to raise awareness about disability issues and draw attention to the benefits of an inclusive […]