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    Inaccessibility: The Cost To Us All

    If you're a long time follower or supporter of ILRCSF, you're all too familiar with the emphasis we place on accessibility. Our programs, services, workshops, etc. are as accessible as possible. We want what we offer to the community to be available to the ENTIRE community. We make our resources available in a variety of formats and languages. With advance notice, we  provide ASL interpretation or … [Read more...]

    Disabled pilot training with Return Flight

    ILRCSF found tho info regarding helicopter training with job placement and assistive tech access.Return Flight will provide help with funding sources, access to the HeliLegand a rigid flight training program to paraplegic pilots. While pilots arein training Return Flight will provide housing and 24 hour support toparticipants. Upon completion of the training Return Flight will providetime building … [Read more...]

    Human Hardware: How Everyday Prosthetic Legs Become Legitimate Human Body Parts

    This is so cool--transhumanism meets disability and adaptive tech!--Amber @ ILRCSFThe Center for Ethnographic Research Presents:Human Hardware: How Everyday Prosthetic Legs Become Legitimate Human BodyPartsCynthia SchairerDoctoral Candidate, University of California, San DiegoWednesday October 31st, 20124:00-5:30Wildavsky Conference RoomInstitute for the Study of Societal Issues2538 Channing Way, … [Read more...]

    Many job openings to do adaptive sports with wounded vets.

    ILRCSF got a tip that you can go to this link to find many job openings across the country to do adaptive sports programs with wounded veterans. These sound like great opportunities for folks in our community who are athletes with disabilities! … [Read more...]

    Beach wheelchairs at Stinson

    We are coming up on September and October--often the most lovely, warm and sunny months in the SF Bay Area. Which makes me really want to get out to the beach!  But how to do it with my rickety old mobility scooter? That's usually the issue.Here's a resource I just heard about that I am going to look into: special beach wheelchairs available at Stinson Beach. Find out more … [Read more...]

    Happy ADA Day!

    On this day, 22 years ago (1990), the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. The ADA is, essentially,civil rights law for people with all kinds of disabilities. The intent of the ADA is to eliminate discrimination and barriers (societal, physical, economic). It has brought about great improvements in the last couple decades, but we still have so far … [Read more...]

    Global picnic for folks with TBI on June 30.

    A message from Anaperla Aureoles:I wanted to send you this information concerning the global picnic being held on June 30. Around the world! On the same day: The place and time is noted below. We will have our very first picnic, held in San Francisco for people with brain injury. Please bring a friend, family member and even your Service dog with … [Read more...]

    SF quad rugby team & Bay Area Outreach and Recreation program present at ILRCSF. RSVP to get involved. 6.13.2012

    On Wednesday, June 13th, ILRCSF will host a staff and community meeting, in which the Quad Rugby Team and BORP (Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program) will offer a briefing on some of the ways that the disability community can get involved in recreational sports and athletics. Come engage in community building that will enable people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions of all ages … [Read more...]

    National Parks website for visitors with disabilities

    It is summer time--time to get out into the sunshine (in SF, we say that hopefully, or metaphorically, but still, summer is here)!Have you explored Yosemite or Alcatraz or another one of  Northern California's national parks recently?Well, just in time for summer, The National Park Service has started a website for visitors with disabilities. The site offers info about  accessible … [Read more...]