Able News May 2024 Edition

The May digital edition of Able News is now live! This month, you’ll find original articles on voting accessibility, a new Broadway show featuring a talented actor who uses a wheelchair, key legislative issues, and much more. We invite you to flip through, share, and subscribe. Thank you for reading!

 

Read Our Latest Digital-Exclusive Article: “All of Me”: A Raw and Real Depiction of Disabled Life by Esme Mazzeo

There’s a scene toward the end of the first act of “All of Me” in which the main character Lucy (Madison Ferris) and her mom Connie (Kyra Sedgwick) both fall while Connie is trying to help Lucy transfer from her scooter to her bed off stage.

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Celebrating Innovation in Inclusive Employment by Christopher Alvarez

They won and now they celebrate! Last week, Spectrum Designs, a custom apparel shop that employs young people on the autism spectrum, hosted the Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive Technology (CREATE) Symposium’s winning New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) students for a small celebration. The team created a Gamified Silk Screen Cleaner invention that makes it easier for Spectrum Designs employees to clean custom apparel tools in a more sanitary and speedy manner.

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