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Pandemic Changes That Have (and Haven't) Helped the Disability Community

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How the pandemic has leveled the playing field for those of us with chronic illness or disabilities — and how it hasn’t February 2020.

Time to write that email again: Dear teacher, I am Cameron’s mom. Would it be possible to have Cameron’s parent-teacher conference in the front office, as I use a wheelchair and getting to your classroom would be difficult for me.

Thank you. My son’s public middle school is ADA compliant. But there is a big gaping fissure between “ADA compliant” (i.e. there is an elevator that serves every floor in the building) and being truly accessible.

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