Posted in July 2015

The Bigger Picture, Issue 19

It’s time for another round of stories and updates here on The Bigger Picture! Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act Will Make Homes Accessible Rep. Jan Schakowsky, of the Illinois 9th Congressional District, introduced a big piece of legislation on Tuesday, 7/28, which would extend the use of the ADA to homes built with federal … Continue reading

ADA Open House – July 22nd!

  Save the date and save up your calories for a delicious Open House with afternoon desserts!  Wednesday, July 22, 2015  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Come by after lunch, and Enjoy a Dessert Sampler with us! In celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act: 25 Years and Beyond! We will include desserts to accommodate different dietary needs. … Continue reading

Krige Schabort WINS!!

NWGA CIL wants to say a gigantic congratulations to local para-athlete Krige Schabort on his ESPY win last night! Schabort won the award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability. We’ve been bringing you updates about this story in The Bigger Picture for a few weeks now, and want to thank everyone who followed the … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 17

It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means! We’ve got a few new articles this week, and updates on two stories that we brought to you in previous editions. Here we go! Hero the 2-Legged Calf Accessibility isn’t just for humans! Disabilities affect animals, too, and just like us humans they can have assistive technology … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 16

It’s a mega busy week for us here at NWGA CIL, but we’re bringing you another edition of The Bigger Picture anyway (albeit short and simple)! The Importance of Reassignment as a Reasonable Accommodation  While we’re here in the anniversary month of the Americans With Disabilities Act, let’s take a look at an opinion piece … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 15

What do me, you, and this week’s blog post all have in common? We’re all fabulously fantastic! Read on, folks…read on… It’s Here! Welcome to July 2015! This month sees the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which we have been bringing you lead-up articles on all spring. Well, the lead-up is over; … Continue reading