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The Pandemic is Not Over: Understanding the new CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Tool

By Dean Strauss / 2022-05-12
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As guidance changes and we continue to learn about COVID-19, it’s important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. COVID-19 is still

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Life Advice From My Hippie SMA Friend

By Kevin Schaefer / 2022-05-10
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I correspond with a number of friends and acquaintances in the SMA community on a regular basis, but mostly through social media and work. However,

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Parents of SMA Children Put Health as Top Priority at COVID-19’s Onset

By Marisa Wexler MS / 2022-05-09
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For parents, protecting the health and well-being of a child with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) was a top priority when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit

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Advocacy Updates: Amtrak, CPS, Cash Assistance

By Jerome Palliser / 2022-05-06
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Amtrak, Chicago Public Schools, Cash Assistance

Advocacy Team

Advocacy@accessliving.org

(312) 640-2100

Today, we’d like to share several important advocacy

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New Accessible COVID-19 Resources

By Noor Pervez / 2022-04-28
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COVID-19 keeps changing, but one thing that remains the same is the need for accessible information about what we can do to keep safe.

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My New Tattoo Is a Dream Come True

By Brianna Albers / 2022-04-25
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There’s nothing quite as satisfying as checking an item off your bucket list.

Earlier this year, I put on my big girl pants and rescheduled

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Disability Does Not Define Us: an interview with Debbi Wood

By Milly Grimshaw / 2022-04-24
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selfie of a young white woman with blonde hair and glasses

Debbi Wood

As a disabled business owner

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Embracing the Coexistence of Joy and Sorrow

By Ari Anderson / 2022-04-21
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While reflecting on my life today, a witty phrase popped into my head. I laughed to myself as I thought, “I don’t have to go

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Crippen and Segregation by Stealth

By Crippen / 2022-04-13
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Let’s face it. They’ve been trying to get us Crips off the streets for quite a while now. We’ve become such a pain in the

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I Won’t Quit My Fight for Access to Evrysdi in Singapore

By Sherry Toh / 2022-04-06
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Editor’s note: This column discusses suicide. Please find resources for help at the end of the column.

I wish the call had been an April

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