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  • Test Your Disability IQ

    Maybe going back to school is so much on my mind that I couldn't resist writing a mini exam. Do you know fact from myth in the realm of disability information? Have some fun with the following ques

    By DEBORAH KENDRICK

  • The Game of 'Top That Woe'

    When my friend Christine was driving her sister to radiation treatments three times a week, she spent a lot of time waiting in a room with others experiencing serious illness either first- or second

    By DEBORAH KENDRICK

  • Kevorkian Is No Humanitarian

    Stephen Drake, research analyst for Not Dead Yet, a Chicago-based disability rights organization, wonders aloud if the media is suffering some collective amnesia or, worse, a dismissal of standards

    By DEBORAH KENDRICK

  • Don't Hold Up the Talking Books

    Our elected officials are, of course, just humans like the rest of us, sometimes wise and sometimes not. Sometimes they make a decision based on the information available and later change their mind

    By DEBORAH KENDRICK

  • The Sit-in That Ended Segregation of the Disabled

    I'll begin with a quiz. What major American event celebrated its 30th anniversary this week? Bonus question: What group was responsible for the longest "sit-in" protest, taking over a federal buildi

    By DEBORAH KENDRICK