Friday, February 8, 2019

Three Links

Closeup picture of a monthly calendar, focused on a single week

Links to three articles shared last week on NCCI social media. You can always visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:


New content is added every day.

Many shelters can’t handle domestic-violence survivors with disabilities
Maria Polletta, Arizona Republic - February 4, 2019

This has been a chronic accessibility problem for years. It’s interesting to note that the shelter director quoted says the problem is they didn’t know who to call. There are ILCs like NCCI in every state ready to help people who want to improve accessibility!

Episode 68: Wally the Alligator and Sensationalism
Emily Ladau & Kyle Kachadurian, The Accessible Stall Podcast - February 5, 2019

A very interesting audio discussion, not just about what “counts” as a “service animal,” but whether disability issues are well served or distorted by seemingly “outrageous” disability stories.

Lawmakers Call For End To Subminimum Wage
Michelle Diament, Disability Scoop - February 5, 2019

More details on the new Senate bill to phase out subminimum wage: the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act, or S. 260.

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