Tag Archives: Jacob Lesner-Buxton

Getting Credit for Buying Toothpaste

By Jacob Lesner-Buxton Yesterday, I had a first in my life. It happened at exactly 9:10 AM and about 35 people participated in the occasion. At that point in time I received a standing ovation for, well, for just being … Continue reading

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Traveling with a disability in 2014: the good the bad and the headaches

By Kathleen Riel & Jacob Lesner-Buxton* In May the Independent Living Resource Center in Santa Barbara organized a trip to Disability Capitol Action Day in Sacramento with a group of 8 consumers, (2 in power wheelchairs.) While two consumers flew … Continue reading

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Renters, Warm Pools and Human Attraction

 Listen First, Gloria Alee, a renter with disabilities, remains in her apartment two and a half years after the building was abandoned for foreclosure and she was told to leave. How did she do it? She brings us the details, … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

Lauren Steinberg Go here to listen. (29 min) The Next Generation of disability advocates and academics are coming to Pushing Limits this week.   Join us for frank talk about the dangers and benefits of technology, stories of prejudice and … Continue reading

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