Tag Archives: Sheela Gunn Cushman

Blind Woman with One Working Hand Interviews DeafBlind Lawyer (wink)

Listen (29 min) Transcript Attorney Haben Girma works to increase access to technology for people with disabilities.  She helped achieve victory in National Federation of the Blind v. Scribd, one of only two decisions to hold that the ADA applies … Continue reading

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Celebrations: “Patient No More” Exhibit; Happy 50th, Medi-Care

Listen (28 min) We take you to the opening of Patient No More! People With Disabilities Securing Civil Rights, an accessible, interactive exhibit celebrating the Bay Area’s contributions to the disability rights movement.  The opening ceremonies focus on the participants … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs, Other Pests and Disability

Listen 28 min Everyone hates it when the bedbugs come.  By law, the landlord should arrange and pay for eradication.  There’s two government agencies who could show up to inspect and advise you, the Public Health Department and Code Enforcement.  … Continue reading

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