Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2021 - 12:23pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune It took Nancy Crowther three hours, four public bus rides and an impressive amount of gumption to make sure her vote counted in the 2020 election. She’s hoping Texas lawmakers don’t make it even harder the next time.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 2 2017 - 3:21pm
Replay the NOWCastSA webcast of an open conversation about Disability and Transportation, and disABILITYsa on Dec. 5, 2017 at Brick at Blue Star. The interactive discussion examined transportation options, challenges with transportation, models to look at, avenues for review and improvement, ways to get involved in city planning and development and more.
Written by Tatum Forbes on Nov 16 2017 - 9:46am
More than 120 organizations will come together to transform Toyota Field into an educational space for the annual 11th annual AccessAbility Fest on Nov. 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s event will feature an attempt by Autism Uncovered to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest blanket fort.
Written by TheWhittingtonGroup on Oct 28 2016 - 3:38pm
By Susan Ashmore While searching for employment, disabled workers face unique challenges that may leave them feeling discouraged. Being prepared is the key to convincing employers that a disability doesn’t affect performance and that one’s abilities outweigh any disabilities. Here are some helpful tips for those with disabilities to succeed in finding employment:
Written by B Kay Richter on Oct 13 2016 - 4:57pm
For a person living with a disability, resources can be elusive. One local festival aims to bring the disability community together and unite partners, advocates, and people with the correct tools. That's the idea behind AccessAbility Fest, the brainchild of its co-founders, Melanie Cawthon, Janet Grojean and Cynthia Hamilton, who were puzzled about how to connect people with varieties of disabilities with the range of industries and services that might be of help.
Written by lcarter on May 9 2015 - 10:42am
They call it the Train of Death - el Tren de la Muerte, or simply La Bestia, or the Beast. It is the life-threatening and life-altering mode of transportation from Central America to the United States for as many as half a million people a year.