Vergennes artist advocates for more access

As a consumer of visual and performing arts, Vergennes artist Keilani Lime is very aware of the way art can be less accessible to people with disabilities, despite the fact that laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, encourage public venues to make themselves as open as possible to people with physical limitations.

Ways of Seeing: Impacts of illness can be invisible

I am about to tell you a difficult story. Stay with me, please. There’s a reason I’m sharing it.

Teen advocates for inclusivity in wilderness

Hannah Gallivan, a rising junior at Mount Abraham Union High School, has spent the past year working to update the Green Mountain Emergency Toolkit and make the disaster preparedness guide more inclusive for individuals with service animals.

Letter to the editor: Disabled rights often overlooked

The current situation of disabled people in family law reflects society’s impression that those of us with a disability are incompetent, that we need to have decisions made for us by able-bodied people who are just assumed to be so much more competent.

Letter to the editor: Disabled anglers need, deserve more state support

Several years back, a petition signed by hundreds of local citizens was sent to the legislature in Montpelier, asking to amend Vermont Fishing License regulations.

Cornwall bike maker rolls out new mobility device

CORNWALL — RAD-Innovations LLC, which custom builds adaptive bikes for people with disabilities, recently announced availability of its RAD RaceRunner running frame. The RAD RaceRunner running frame is designed for use by individuals challenged with balan … (read more)

Inn at Baldwin Creek receives ADA award

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) recently announced that the Inn at Baldwin Creek in Bristol will be the only Addison County business to be given a 2019 Spirit of the ADA Awards. The award … (read more)