Joe Mantegna Revisit Issue

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Moe Davis for Congress — Judge for Yourselves

Recently, ABILITY Magazine spoke with retired Air Force Colonel and congressional candidate Morris “Moe” Davis. Davis, a Democrat, is running for North Carolina district 11’s seat in the House of Representatives. District 11 encompasses a large portion of western North Carolina and includes the city of Asheville. Davis grew up in Shelby, North Carolina. ... Read more

Joe Mantegna Issue Crossword Puzzle

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Disney TV Animation Casting Wheelchair Users

CASTING: A new Disney TV Animation series is searching for young girls that are authentic wheelchair users to play lead characters. JAZZY – 7 to 8 year old sounding real kid or teen (age range 7 to 17, as discussed also open to naturally young sounding adults), female, character is Black, singing ability is ... Read more

David James Savarese

David James Savarese is an artful activist, poet, teacher and optimist. He uses artful activism to disrupt misassumptions about alternatively communicating people and to create connections where others see only divides. Those who know David as a public figure are more likely to know him as the founder of Listen2Us, as the co-producer and ... Read more

Marcie Roth

Marcie Roth is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability, one of the first global disability rights organizations founded and continually led by people with disabilities. WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, Active in the Independent Living movement since ... Read more

Matthew Wangeman

Matthew Wangeman has been a disability advocate and activist for over 30 years at the local, state and national level. He has a B.S. in Business Administration and a Master’s in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. Matthew assisted in the development and implementation of the Disability Studies Minor at Northern ... Read more

Leroy Moore

Leroy F. Moore Jr., Founder of the Krip-Hop Nation. Since the 1990s, has written the column “Illin-N-Chillin” for POOR Magazine. Moore is one of the founding members of National Black Disability Coalition and activist around police brutality against people with disabilities.  Leroy has started and helped start organizations like Disability Advocates of Minorities Organization ... Read more

Inclusiveness and Apathy in the Workplace

Fostering Culture Change to Combat Apathy in the Workplace: A Discussion on Inclusiveness The United States is well versed in what to say in order to appear as if actions are being made toward positive change. Paying so-called “lip service” to topics of critical experience comes naturally, and is in fact seen as a ... Read more

Lachi

Dec/Jan 2010-11 — Born with congenital visual impairment, musician Lachi brings sweet sounds to the masses. Lachi’s band, which shares her name, is made up entirely of musician’s with vision-related disabilities. Lachi has been touring the East Coast and lighting up venues like The Knitting Factory, Ella Lounge, and New York University, where she ... Read more

Zhu Lihua

It was a long walk toward the center of the stage, and the 63-year-old Zhu Lihua sauntered along, led by volunteers. Then she gave a deep bow and waved her hand. She could not see, but every inch of her movement was graceful and confident. In May 17, 2019, Touching China, an annual event ... Read more

And The Winner Is…….

Eight years ago I began my plan to document a million miles by motorcycle for Multiple Sclerosis. At that time, I did not know where I was headed, how I would cover the costs or what type of support I could find. Over the years, I have shared the struggles and the triumphs all ... Read more

The Virus Ain’t So Bad?

Humor Therapy This Corona-virus has really become a pain in the tucas for many of us. It has brought this great country to a standstill. Just when it looked like we were done with it for a little while, the beast decided to hang around and wreak more havoc. Who would’ve ever thought we’d ... Read more

Joe Mantegna Revisit

Born in Chicago, Joe Mantegna’s career really took off on the stages of New York. In his role as Richard Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross, his star began rising. For this, he won a Tony Award and a Joseph Jefferson Award, but he was only getting started. He has gone on to act on ... Read more

A Father’s Search to Find a Cure for a Rare Disease

Keith McArthur is a father, journalist, kidney disease survivor, and rare disease advocate, who put his life on hold to find a cure for his son Bryson’s rare condition. ABILITY Magazine spoke with Keith about his family’s journey getting a diagnosis, his podcast ‘Unlocking Bryson’s Brain,’ and finding a cure for Bryson’s rare GRIN ... Read more

Disability rights activist Raúl Krauthausen

ABILITY Magazine spoke with Raúl Krauthausen, a disability rights activist from Germany. Raúl has founded the non-profit ‘Sozialhelden’ and works together with his colleague, Svenja Heinecke, on a variety of projects to make Germany and the  rest of the world more accessible. He talks with ABILITY Magazine’s journalist Karina Sturm about his activism, disability ... Read more