BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New Trains

The BART board voted Thursday to approve an agreement with disability advocates that improves accessibility on BART’s new “Fleet of the Future.”


A child wears a princess costume from the film 'Frozen' (Keston Ott-dahl)

Disney Responds To Antioch Mother’s Petition To Represent Children With Down Syndrome

An Antioch mother’s campaign to get Disney to represent children with Down syndrome in its films has grabbed tens of thousands of signatures and the attention of Disney headquarters.



San Francisco Supervisors Approve Wheelchair Ramp For Chambers

It’s taken years, but the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has finally approved construction of wheelchair ramp in the supervisors’ chambers.


Actress Lauren Potter (right) with her mom joins the Disable Bullying campaign. (www.abilitypath.org)

Nationwide ‘Disable Bullying’ Campaign Launched

Children with disabilities are two to three times more likely to be bullied than typical kids.


First-Ever Specially-Built Van for the Disabled Stops in Santa Clara

For decades now, people who use wheelchairs, and want to get around in a car, had to buy a regular mini-van and get in modified. But now, a new vehicle is the first ever factory-built […]