'Know Your Rights — The Fair Housing Act' will feature a discussion and Q&A of the law regarding housing rights for people with disabilities

posted on May 19, 2011 - 5:25pm
Are owners of apartment buildings required to have accessible units? Can they charge higher rent for them? And can they refuse to rent to a person with a service dog? These are just some of many questions about housing rights that will be answered Tuesday, May 24, 2011, during an MDA-sponsored webinar titled "Know Your Rights — The Fair Housing Act," beginning at 4 p.m. EDT, 2 p.m. MDT and 1 p.m...
posted on July 1, 2009 - 5:16pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 3
By scooter, van, bus, train or plane, people with disabilities are overcoming barriers and hitting the road. This special package of articles explorers how they're doing it.
posted on July 1, 2007 - 12:43pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 4
Scooters OK on New Jersey roads

Will the real me please step forward?

posted on July 1, 2006 - 2:33pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 4
Have you ever been unable to enter the synagogue because it’s not wheelchair accessible? Or felt awkward at a dance for people with disabilities because of your sexual preference? Maybe your African-American community is pulling you one way and your disability community is pulling you the other way? Just remember that you’re not alone. Many people with disabilities are members of other minority...
posted on April 1, 2000 - 12:30pm
Pam Rhatigan remembers the day in 1981 when she and her husband, Brian, finished their genetic counseling sessions at the University of Arizona's medical center. They'd gone to discuss the chances that a baby they might conceive could be born with spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disorder of muscle-controlling nerve cells that Pam was born with in 1953. There was no family history and little...