American With Disabilities Act http://wesa.fm en Al Condeluci: A CLASS Act http://wesa.fm/post/al-condeluci-class-act <p>For many people, college is their first taste of independent living.</p><p>For more than 40 years, Al Condeluci, CEO and executive director of <a href="http://www.classcommunity.org/">CLASS</a>, the organization once known as <a href="http://ucp.org">United Cerebral Palsy</a> (UCP), has made it his mission, to see that people with disabilities enjoy the freedom of living on their own.</p><p>This year he's being honored by the UCP as a community hero for all of his work. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:35:19 +0000 Nick Frost 18172 at http://wesa.fm Al Condeluci: A CLASS Act Nationwide, An Effort to Make Playgrounds More Accessible http://wesa.fm/post/nationwide-effort-make-playgrounds-more-accessible <p>There is a growing national movement, spurred at least in part by a federal mandate, to build playgrounds that are designed to include children with disabilities.</p><p>In 2011, the Department of Justice adopted revisions to the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. One of the changes by the Justice Department to the ADA involves playgrounds that are used by children ages 2 and older in a variety of public settings, including school yards.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:35:04 +0000 Kevin Gavin 15528 at http://wesa.fm Nationwide, An Effort to Make Playgrounds More Accessible