Hugh Gallagher dies. Hugh Gallagher was a complex and interesting man, a champion for disability rights. His book FDR’s Splendid Deception, about the lengths to which Roosevelt and cooperative media went to conceal his disability, is highly recommended.

Via Scott Rains, revised Access Guidelines for the ADA have been released, unfortunately with very little publicity. The new guidelines can be found at

Not a big wheel in Athens – Paralympians will not march in opening or closing ceremonies.

Airline refuses deaf teens’ flight – Iberia claims that it cannot accomodate 23 deaf passengers.


1 Comment

  1. mdmhvonpa

    We have a long ways to go. Stories like this always saden me, but the fact they are reported at all is a good thing.


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