• It’s the Simple things

    For those of us living with one or more disabilities, we are quite familiar with barriers. Whether they are physical barriers, barriers to employment, transportation, or medical care, or attitudinal barriers, they can sometimes seem overwhelming. But we also know that even the little steps in the right direction can go a long way. I [...]
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    Nashville Celebrates 25 Years of the ADA!

    This year, April 15th wasn’t just the final day to do our taxes. It was the day that the Center for Independent Living hosted an event honoring the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act--the ADA. The event lasted for about 2 hours and was held at a local community center. Mayor Carl Dean [...]
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    Empowering…Independence…Giving

    As human beings, it is natural to want to live life to the fullest. This includes having the ability to achieve independence in its various forms. Sometimes, our independence is aided by the use of technology. As it has done for me, adaptive technology (often referred to as AT) increases people’s ability to live independently—which [...]