July 2016

Yes, It Goes Deeper Than Training, Police Shooting Arnaldo Rios Soto | Interview with Matthew Dietz, Attorney for the Family of Arnaldo Rios Soto

I watched the police shoot another black man, while aiming at an autistic man of color. You’ve probably seen it on Google. I watched it as a Black disabled activist that has reported on police brutality cases since the late 80’s. I watched them shoot Charles Kinsey as he tried to calm down Arnaldo Eliud Rios Soto (photo, right), as he held a small toy truck in his hands. The neighbors ass...read more

Beyond The Eyes

General meetings are held the 4th Friday of each month 1pm – 4pm

Newark Public Library
3rd floor, Special Services Room
5 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey
Date: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:00pm

Eyes Like Mine

EYES LIKE MINE INC will meet at the IHOP at 1129 Broad St Bloomfield,NJ on August 11, 2016 from 7-9 pm

Date: 
Thursday, August 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Divas With Disabilities

Divas with Disabilities

Future meeting dates (all starting at 8:00 p.m.):

October 3, 2016

The Dial in Number: 712-775-7031

Access Code: 301 388 738

Date: 
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 8:00pm

Background

Divas with Disabilities Facebook Group Page was launched in 2012 by Donna R. Walton, EdD. Donna wanted to show that Diva and Disability can go together in a single person;  “with Divas, I wanted to reach out especially to women of color because of my own experiences as an African American woman living with a disability.”

Vision

To see more women of color with disabilities reflected in mass media.

Mission

To showcase the talent and abilities of women of color with disabilities through various media platforms to help shape the perception of wha...read more

The Project ASCEND Scholars Program provides scholarships to disabled students living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (i.e. Northern Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland). This program is made possible by the Advocates in Disability Award Program, funded by The HSC Foundation and the Mitsubishi Electric American Foundation.

Founder

Ola Ojewumi is an activist, journalist, and a community organizer based in Washington, DC. She founded two nonprofits, Sacred Heart’s Children’s Transplant Foundation and the Project ASCEND ...read more

Divas with Disabilities

divaswithdisabilities.com

Background

Diva with Disabilities Facebook Group Page was launched in 2012 by Donna R. Walton, EdD. Donna wanted to show that Diva and Disability can go together in a single person;  “with Divas, I wanted to reach out especially to women of color because of my own experiences as an African American woman living with a disability.”

Vision

To see more women of color with disabilities reflected in mass media.

Mission

To showcase the talent and abilities of women of color with disabilities through various media platforms to help...read more

 

THE NATIONAL BLACK DISABILITY COALITION

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NBDC Interview Series "Black, Gifted & Disabled"

By Jane Dunhamn

What is Autism?

Autism is a neurological disorder that affects communication, social interactions and contributes to obsessive interests and repetitive behaviors. The symptoms typically present themselves in early childhood. There are no known cures, however therapies do help.  Autism is an intellectual disability not mental illness as some may think.  

How old was your son when you first suspected he had autism?...read more