United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) released the 2015 Case for Inclusion today, an annual report and interactive website used to track state-by-state community living standards for Americans with disabilities. All 50 States and the District of Columbia (DC) are ranked each on a set of key indicators, including how people with disabilities live and participate in their communities, if they are satisfied with their lives, and how easily the services and supports they need are accessed…Read More of "How Well Does Your State Serve People with Disabilities?"
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"