September 22, 2015

I'm proud to represent Jean Marie Lawrence of Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Her recent efforts to bring access to the downtown Chattanooga Post Office are representative of two important topics I'd like to share.  The first is how to be an effective advocate.  The second is the reason why it is necessary for more people with disabilities to become effective advocates.

Effective advocacy looks like this:  https://youtu.be/Sr-Ol8uOeVs.  Jean Marie went to the post office in downtown Chattano...

September 8, 2015

I've been getting a lot of complaints about this issue lately.  Ever tried to buy accessible seating positions for a concert or a sporting event online?  Ever get a message that requires you to call for accessible seats or a message that you will get a call back or an email within 24 hours?  Unless everyone has to call or wait up to 24 hours to purchase tickets, that's a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If typical ticket purchasers can choose a seat and put a ticket in an onlin...

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