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.
Scooters OK on New Jersey roads
Will the real me please step forward?
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...
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...