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Jul 16, 2014, 17:23 ET Embracing Diversity In Celebration Of The Americans With Disabilities Act

 If you listen carefully, you'll hear individuals, businesses and communities in Northern California joining together and embracing diversity...


Apr 23, 2014, 12:49 ET Traveling Poses a Unique Set of Challenges for People with Blindness

 Getting from "here to there" can be challenging and require patience from most everyone. But for people with blindness or visual impairment,...


Mar 31, 2014, 12:22 ET It's a "Family Affair" at Independent Living Centers for People with Disabilities and Their Families

Managing the daily challenges of life can be stressful and overwhelming. And for approximately 4.8 million people living with disabilities in...


Oct 07, 2013, 13:38 ET Independent Living Centers "Equal To The Task" Of Increasing Employment Opportunities For Californians With Disabilities

 California currently ranks last in the nation for employing people with disabilities. Despite the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities...