Judy Heumann interview and Crip Camp

If you are looking for Netflix disability related content to watch, Crip Camp gives real perspectives on disability, identity, and what it took to get the regulations to the Rehabilitation Act signed. Judy wrote a book about her experience, and did an interview on the Daily Show. http://www.cc.com/video-clips/eo9k6n/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-judith-heumann---defying-obstacles-in--being-heumann--and--crip-camp----extended-interview

Working from home before it was cool…

Working from home has been a reasonable accommodation for some people with disabilities. Now that the coronavirus makes working from home a best practice, employers that gave these accommodations find they are better prepared. Read more... https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/disabled-people-have-worked-remotely-for-years-and-theyve-got-advice-for-you-and-your-bosses-/2020/03/17/f99dfd54-67d1-11ea-b313-df458622c2cc_story.html

The Peacock That Roared…

In addition to speaking last year at our annual event, Carolyn Ladd wrote an article for us and the KCBA. It can be found at: https://www.kcba.org/For-Lawyers/Bar-Bulletin/PostId/1053/what-qualifies-as-a-service-animal It's also reproduced with pemission below: THE PEACOCK THAT ROARED:  WHAT QUALIFIES AS A SERVICE ANIMAL?             In January 2018, a passenger tried to board a United Airlines flight …

Joint mentoring

--------------------Joint MBA Mentorship Program------------------------ Come join us on March 3, 2020 at 6pm at Foster Garvey for the Joint MBA 2020 Mentorship Kick-Off Event!   Pre-registration required. Generously sponsored by: The Opportunity and Progress Council, Foster Garvey’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative Hosted by: South Asian Bar Association of Washington (SABAW) In partnership with: Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington (MELAW),Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association …

The 3rd Annual Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Reception

Enabling People to Be Their Best Please Join Us for the 3rd Annual Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Reception (CLE credit pending) Thursday, October 24 at 5 PM Register at: https://forms.gle/CvsYnPcsbX6XrpAh6 Opening Remarks: Jonathan Ko, President Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Welcome (5:00 to 5:05) …

Loyola Launches Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation

Former Democratic congressman and disability rights icon, Tony Coelho, donated $1 million to help found the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Coelho was a primary sponsor of the first version of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and he is a LMU alum. The Coelho Center has hopes …