- Self-employedWriter/activist, present
I relocated to Berkeley, California in 1980, so I could live independently, something that was nearly impossible, in Pennsylvania. I graduated from Berkeley City College in 2006 with two Associate Degrees, one in English and the other in Liberal Arts.
Medicaid Funds Increasingly Going To Community-Based Services - Disabili...
Spending on home and community-based services is on the rise as fewer dollars go to institutions, a new federal government report finds.
California budget: New rules on overtime threaten in-home aide program
Tens of thousands of other Californians in the In-Home Supportive Services program are suddenly facing some unintended consequences of Presi
UN: People With Disabilities Free To Make Own Decisions - Disability Scoop
People with even the most severe disabilities have the right to make their own decisions, no matter if their choices are risky or ultimately
Feds Impose Stiffer ADA Penalties - Disability Scoop
For the first time in more than a decade, the fines that the federal government can impose for violations of the Americans with Disabilities
Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House To Make Public Debut - Disability Scoop
The only fully-accessible home ever designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is set to open to the public as a museum.
Ralph Nader on the GM Scandal: ‘Detroit has Washington Pretty Greased’
FIfty-five years after the consumer rights advocate published his first article ridiculing the auto industry for negligence, Congress is inv
Registered California voters: Reject the SEIU-UHW ballot initiative requ...
As a person with a lifelong severe disability, I know first-hand the value of California's progressive, consumer-driven homecare program (kn
FEMA: Update Your CERT Curriculum to Include People with Disabilities - ...
As a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) instructor, I'm more than a little tired of the lack of true inclusion of disability issues, n
Voting Problems Widespread For Those With Disabilities - Disability Scoop
More than a decade after Congress took steps to ensure equal access for people with disabilities at the polls, a new report finds that legal
America Has an Industrial Policy - It's Run by the Pentagon
Bob Pollin: We need an industrial policy aimed at jobs and a green economy, not massive public spending on the military.
In Los Angeles, 50 Workers Arrested in Biggest Civil Disobedience agains...
Hundreds protest against Walmart’s “poverty wages” outside L.A’s Chinatown Walmart store
Jobs Picture Improves For People With Disabilities - Disability Scoop
More Americans with disabilities found jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday in a report that was held up for weeks due
Family Sues Over Movie Theater Death Of Man With Down Syndrome - Disabil...
In a case that's drawn national attention, the parents of a man with disabilities who died after being handcuffed at a movie theater are sui