Marilyn Golden, a key figure in the drafting and passage of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, died at her home in Berkeley on Sept. 21.
Joshua A. Miele won a prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship for his pragmatic inventions that help blind people navigate the physical and digital world.
Issues with mobility, hearing, vision, frailty and intellectual or developmental disabilities make emergency preparedness more challenging. Preparation can help and may save lives.
Berkeley Unified has agreed to settle a 2017 lawsuit alleging it failed to provide an appropriate education for students with dyslexia.
‘Crip Camp’ shows how a summer camp in upstate New York galvanized a generation of activists and influenced Berkeley’s disability rights movement.
Frustrated with the official handling, some people in the disability community organized their own emergency response efforts during recent blackouts.
Hundreds of Twitter users accused the city of telling residents with disabilities to fend for themselves during the outage. Berkeley says that doesn’t reflect what’s happening on the ground.
Through his Krip-Hop Nation organization, Moore brings a plethora of artists to the Ed Roberts Campus and other local venues with the Disabled African Musicians festival, starting Tuesday.
The facility has features designed for students with disabilities, non-gender-conforming students and others who want more privacy in the locker room.
Service providers from Easy Does It, which works with Berkeley residents in wheelchairs, recalled the harrowing morning.
‘Hale’ is a new short documentary film about Hale Zukas, diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, who helped make Berkeley the birthplace of the disability rights movement.
Berkeley residents with disabilities, including an increasing number of homeless people, rely on Easy Does It’s emergency services, including its unusual wheelchair repair program.