Having a disability doesn’t make you immune to the typical health care needs that everyone experiences, but sometimes it can make it more complicated to access the preventative care you need to stay as healthy as possible. In the second installment of the What You Need to Know series, we intend to tackle preventative…Read More of "What You Need to Know about Preventative Care and Disability"
Disaster Preparedness Month: Tips and Tricks to Help You Live a Life without Limits
Disaster preparedness is a challenge for anybody. It is never easy to plan for unexpected events, and make sure you will have everything you need to stay safe and healthy in the event of an emergency. However, living with a disability often means you may have extra considerations to think about when preparing for…Read More of "Disaster Preparedness Month: Tips and Tricks to Help You Live a Life without Limits"
15 Awesome CP Life Hacks That Will Revolutionize Your Life
Title photo source: www.wikia.com 1. Size Up: Next time you order a drink at your favorite coffee house or fast food joint, you may want to try asking for your drink in a size larger cup. For example, if you are ordering a small latte, you may want to ask them to put it…Read More of "15 Awesome CP Life Hacks That Will Revolutionize Your Life"
The Story of Two “Brothers”
Gabriel Forsythe y Korzeniewicz, Program Manager of UCP’s Life Labs, created this video with his brother, Adrián, and good friend, Jake. It was originally intended as an entry in a video contest being held by a local Down syndrome nonprofit. Adrián has Down syndrome and the contest was meant to demonstrate the unique sibling relationship…Read More of "The Story of Two “Brothers”"
Exploring the Accessibility of 2014’s Top 5 Cruise Lines
Adrian and Martin Konstantinov, volunteers at UCP’s national office, recently surveyed the websites of several popular cruise lines and other online sources to explore how accessible they are.Read More of "Exploring the Accessibility of 2014’s Top 5 Cruise Lines"
Access to Soccer Stadiums in the United States
One of the fastest growing sports in America is football, or as we Yanks like to call it, soccer. With the final of the last World Cup drawing a record-breaking 26 million viewers in the United States (U.S.), it is clear that soccer is on the rise. Accordingly, attendances at Major League Soccer (MLS) matches have risen as well. Whether you are like us and stand in the Barra Brava supporters section (D.C. United’s most enthusiastic fans) at RFK Stadium or prefer sitting in a more neutral environment, going to a soccer game is exciting and enjoyable. However, for people with disabilities, sports stadiums and soccer venues can pose one huge problem: Accessibility…Read More of "Access to Soccer Stadiums in the United States"
Participants Needed for Research Study on Accessibility
Researchers from the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE) at the College at Brockport, State University of New York are conducting a study to determine the accessibility of hotels and accommodation facilities with the life experiences of people with disabilities. They are seeking…Read More of "Participants Needed for Research Study on Accessibility"