DisabilityAfterDark

The DisabilityAfterDark Podcast was launched in September 2016, completely independently by Andrew Gurza. It is a podcast that shines a bright light on issues about sex and disability with host, Andrew Gurza. In just over 2 years, the show has amassed over 100,000 downloads worldwide and keeps going strong. It has been in the Top […]

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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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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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NOD.Org

Since 1994, the Start on Success (SOS) program – developed and seeded by NOD in a dozen cities – has been changing the odds dramatically for students with disabilities. SOS student interns split their day between paid positions at major community businesses and classroom instruction leading to a diploma. Interns are matched to jobs that […]

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Record-Breaking!

Record-breaking wheelchair team pulls plane at Heathrow to help disabled flying charity UK charity Aerobility has joined forces with British Airways and Heathrow Airport Ltd to set a new record for the Heaviest aircraft pulled over 100m by a wheelchair team. On the 23 November 2018, the London airport opened its doors to 98 participants […]

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Duke Adaptive

Adaptive rock climbing brings together individuals with and without disabilities to learn climbing basics and challenge one another to reach new goals – whether that goal is the top of the wall or just one more hand-hold. Duke Adaptive Climbing is a combined effort between Duke University students and Duke Outdoor Adventures. Starting in the […]

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