Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Wheelchair Parking Etiquette

Posted by Ask Emily on May 5, 2018 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This blog post, is probably seriously long overdue, but better late than never.  We see posts almost on a daily basis where people are violating handicapped parking privillages.  We decided to shed some light on this to help educate the public of the challenges when it comes to wheelchair parking spaces.  Every so often, we come across a post where a car has decided to squeeze in between two cars parked in designated wheelchair parking spaces either oblivious to the white lines...

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Accessible Playground Informtation

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on October 25, 2014 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Are you looking for an accessible playground, do you know of one that you want ot share with others, are you maybe considering building an accessible playground, and want to get the word out to let others know where it is located, so that others can join you to be able to play with out barriers and obstacles in the way?  Check out the following website for more information.  If you know of a park that is not already on the link below, follow the instructions to let the site managers...

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Employment For People With, "Special Needs"

Posted by Ask Emily on March 18, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This topic is something that some people may feel is not talked about enough.  In today's economy, people are not only having trouble finding jobs, but people are losing jobs for a variety of reasons.  Most employers know, that it is against the law to discriminate against people for any reason, one of which is, "special needs".  When companies start to struggle for one reason or another, they might try just down sizing instead of closing down completely.  When companies d...

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Accessible Exercise

Posted by Ask Emily on December 9, 2013 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Some people have recently had their Thanksgiving Day celebrations which often times go along with a ton of food and eating.  Right around the corner, some people will be celebrating Christmas, and they might be doing the same thing all over again.  Some people feel that they are limited for one reason or another as to how much exercise they can do, so if they are health conscious and concerned about their weight, they might keep a closer eye than others as to what they decide to eat...

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