Basement Guides: Home Safety

According to the 2017 Disability Statistics annual report, the percentage of disabled people in the United States was 12.8% and has been steadily rising over the last five years. Advances in the understanding of disabilities, as well as adaptiAccording to the 2017 Disability Statistics annual report, the percentage of disabled people in the United States was 12.8% and has […]

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Google Maps: Wheelchair Accessible

Big cities like London usually aren’t known for being easily accessible to people using wheelchairs, but a new feature from Google Maps is a step toward making it easier. Google Maps on Thursday launched a “wheelchair-accessible” option for six major cities. “In city centers, buses and trains are often the best way to get around, […]

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‘Belong Anywhere’

Srin Madipalli, Airbnb and the Quest to ‘Belong Anywhere’ Srin Madipalli originally studied to be a research scientist focusing on genetics, before retraining as a corporate lawyer, only to discover he didn’t want to be one … and so went back to school to get an MBA from Oxford. He taught himself how to code […]

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Accessible: Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills to launch first fully handicap accessible beach access https://youtu.be/D8PJ72cM4BA KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. ( WAVY) — Officials in Kill Devil Hills on Monday will launch its first fully handicapped beach access. New improvements to the beach access include a wooden handicap ramp as well a several fixed position mats and roll out mats to accommodate […]

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Mitch aka Wild Man!

Meet Mitch, a T10 former professional Motocross Dirt Bike racer. Despite him losing his legs due to a bike, he still has the passion to ride. Oh, as you will see below… Mitch’s passion involves a pretty sweet ride!  The Can-Am Spyder (“Spyder”) is a three-wheeled motorcycle manufactured by Bombardier Recreational Products. The vehicle has […]

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SCI Community Resources

Advocacy Americans with Disabilities Act (http://www.ada.gov): Provides information on disability rights laws. Community Partnerships (919-781-3616): Provides services to people with disabilities of all ages. Programs include: preschool services, brain injury support services, supported employment, and family education. Family Support Network (919-662-4600) Provides services to families of children with developmental disabilities, chronic illnesses or other special […]

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