Proposed Arizona Law Problematic for People with Disabilities

The debate rages on in Arizona, over whether a person who identifies with a specific gender should be able to use the restroom of that gender. In fact, if Republicans have their way, transgender people will have to use the restroom of the gender stated on their birth certificate, or else face jail time.

Not exactly a disability issue, you say? Well, think again. Continue reading

American Airlines — Right or Wrong?

Local media outlets in Killeen, Texas are reporting about an army veteran who had a bad experience on a recent American Airlines flight. According to media reports Dawn Wilcox informed flight attendants that she needed to use the restroom “really bad” just prior to landing in DFW. American Airlines says flight attendants offered the use of an onboard wheelchair, but Ms. Wilcox declined. Continue reading