"'We’re accessible; we have an elevator,' but then the question is, 'Can I get to the elevator?'" In this revealing article in Denver’s Westword publication, hip-hop artist Kalyn Heffernan details the struggles she and her friends face attending concerts and performing as a person with disabilities....

By Samantha Bold People with disabilities want to enjoy concerts the way any abled-person would want to. They show up with friends and family and want to take in the whole experience of a show. They shouldn't have to worry about whether they'll be able to get...

What's your reading list? Here's ours. Every first week of the month, Disabled Spectator publishes a reading list of our favorite disability and accessibility related articles. This post looks at March's articles. We look for insightful, interesting, controversial, heartbreaking, well-written, or enjoyable articles that provoke thought, conversation,...

One spectator learns that when you’re disabled at a bull riding competition, the cowboys aren’t the only ones struggling to keep a seat. By Tom Kray Jennifer doesn’t go to shows or visit Chicago as much as she used to. A Loyola student in her mid-twenties, she...

Notes on Blindness is a unique documentary taking its viewers through one man's experience of losing his sight. Notes on Blindness is a feature documentary based on the award-winning short of the same name. The film revolves around John M. Hull’s audio diaries covering the three...

Attitudes and assumptions from able-bodied people create expectations and barriers for people with disabilities. While some of these attitudes may have good intentions at the root, ultimately they are harmful. Here are eight examples of such attitudes. People With Disabilities Are Inferior This is an incredibly harmful attitude to...

Like most accessibility advancements, technology will have obvious benefits to those without disabilities, as well. Google is leading the way in making technology more accessible to people with disabilities. They’ve taken the initiative because they understand one thing – accessibility for people with disabilities will ultimately benefit everybody. Fast...

People like my brother all across the country have to go through the same hassle when wanting to purchase concert tickets By Samantha Bold Going to a concert is a thing of the past for my brothers who were both diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – an autoimmune disease...

What’s your reading list? Here is ours. Every first week of the month, Disabled Spectator publishes a reading list of our favorite disability and accessibility related articles. This post looks at February's articles. We look for insightful, interesting, controversial, heartbreaking, well-written, or enjoyable articles that provoke...

Globalization is building a larger disability rights community Society has constructed itself to favor those without disabilities. The disability rights movement aims to change that. Yes, accessibility rules and provisions are in place, and legislation like the ADA has made a difference. However, there are inherent inequalities...

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