Expanding Options for Voters with Disabilities

As it has always supported the right of people with disabilities to be able to privately cast their votes, the Western New York Independent Living, Inc. Family of Agencies (WNYIL) applauds the success of five disability rights organizations in settling a March 22, 2020 lawsuit with the

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Accessible Academics: Disability Changes your Life!

About Our Cover Model by Annette Pinder Anne Showers was born and raised in Western New York, attended Williamsville East High School and UB, hoping to become a veterinarian. Then, a series of events derailed her plans. “During high school, I experienced all of the symptoms of

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Centers Health Care and Hanger Clinic Discuss Amputee Advances

Leading rehabilitation therapists from Centers Health Care in Buffalo and Hanger Clinic joined together on January 15, 2020 to offer many of Western New York’s top physical and occupational therapists an overall education on the latest improvements and advances with amputee gait and prosthetic technology. The symposium,

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Coffee As a Pathway to Peace

Coffee as a pathway to peace: Accommodating people with disabilities By David Hill It sounds strange. And yet, on an island in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, that’s exactly what’s percolating. University at Buffalo researchers are working with an international development organization and local coffee cooperatives

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