ADA at 30: Accessibility in Pittsburgh

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A New York Fashion Week manicurist and salon owner finds herself with new professional challenges when she’s diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Her sister has seen her own career and relationships derailed by bipolar disorder. The women walk to
Reporter Meg St-Esprit spoke with Pittsburgh-area religious leaders and families. In this episode of ADA at 30: Accessibility in Pittsburgh, she shares what she learned with Jennifer Szweda Jordan with Unabridged Press. This is a companion podc
Religious traditions can offer mixed messages about disability. Just like for all believers, images and words from spiritual communities can provide encouragement, purpose and belonging. But sometimes disability adds baggage — blame, confusion
From anti-discrimination provisions to access, the Americans with Disabilities Act represented a civil rights milestone at its enactment in 1990. We've now had 30 years to see how the act has empowered our communities and made them more inclusi
A shop owner wanted Damitra Penny and her wheelchair out of the store. At least Penny was in Pittsburgh, not Switzerland. Many disability advocates list Europe as one of the worst places to get around. The Pittsburgh area this podcast explores
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