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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 10 2019 - 9:20pm
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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Aug 27 2018 - 10:19pm
San Japan, the ever-popular San Antonio celebration of Japanese culture and anime, manga and gaming, is gearing for its 11th iteration over Labor Day weekend. With each passing year, San Japan is proving it’s more than a fun place where cosplayers, gamers and artists of all ages and backgrounds can demonstrate their skills and share their love of anime and manga.
Written by Soren Vaughn on Aug 15 2018 - 3:10pm
In this video, disABILITYsa Co-Founder and Executive Director Melanie Cawthon demonstrates how to use an "adaptive" voting machine designed for people with disabilities.
Written by Soren Vaughn on Aug 8 2018 - 3:30pm
Replay the video from our webcast of  disABILITYsa's Conversation 360, an interactive dialogue on voting and disability on Aug. 14, 2018 at the Brick at the Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio.
Written by Tatum Forbes on Nov 10 2017 - 8:56pm
From news release disABILITYsa More than 120 organizations and businesses will turn the Toyota Field area in San Antonio into a gateway to resources, opportunities and independence for the annual AccessAbility Fest.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 7 2015 - 4:11pm
In an exclusive video interview with NOWCastSA, San Antonio District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño said ride-hailing company Lyft agreed to return to the city under a pact that includes disclosing to riders - in its app - whether a driver passed a 10-fingerprint background check. “This agreement is the first of its kind in the United States,” said Treviño.
Written by ashley@mmhome.org on Apr 8 2014 - 12:58pm
His optimistic life motto – never give up and always try your best – paints a clear picture of 19-year-old Center for Higher Independence (CHI) student Nickolas Davison and his dreams of becoming a world-renowned celebrity despite his obstacles of epilepsy and asthma. “Seizures are very scary for everyone – my friends would always ask me why I’d shake all the time,” he explained about the unpredictable seizures that made his life challenging and kept him indoors much of his childhood.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Oct 15 2013 - 10:40am
Barbara Goldman recalled that when TEAMability was founded 10 years ago a team drove to area school districts to provide direct services to children and young adults, infancy to 22, with severe, multiple disabilities. At the time, no organization in San Antonio provided a holistic approach of providing special education, occupational therapy and physical therapy to these individuals.
Written by ashley@mmhome.org on Mar 25 2013 - 3:45pm
We are proud to announce we have adopted a new name: Providence Place to reflect our greatly expanded mission.
Written by Michelle Richard on Oct 23 2012 - 4:23pm
ACCESSABILITY FEST 2012 BRINGS FREE RESOURCES AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO HEMISFAIR PARK Over 100 non-profit organizations come together in one place, on one day to provide expert advice, resources, entertainment, trick-or-treating, a costume contest and more. On Oct. 28, 2012 disABILITYsa.org and Texas Public Radio, invite the public to AccessAbility Fest 2012 to celebrate disability awareness month.