Disability Rights Advocates Are Terrified Of A Donald Trump White House

 People with disability and their family members are deeply afraid of what a Donald Trump presidency has in store for them ― and they are already gearing up to resist harmful policy changes.First and foremost, advocates worry that Trump’s professed desire to weaken the country’s safety net could jeopardize the lives of vulnerable Americans. They’re … Read more

Donald Trump Criticized for Mocking Disabled Reporter

Donald Trump Criticized for Mocking Disabled Reportershortly after a series of coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, France, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was on the campaign trail in Alabama. Trump referenced the Paris attacks by invoking the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York in 2001, in the process not only repeating the long since … Read more

Donald Trump Inadvertently Put Disability Rights on Center Stage

On the Democratic convention stage Monday, disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza said that she and other Americans with disabilities “often feel invisible.” But they have been anything but invisible at the convention in Philadelphia this week. Four-hundred delegates with disabilities are at the convention, an increase of more than a third since 2012, according to … Read more