This article was published in the Toledo Blade on December 29, 2018
Blade Staff Writer
“What does professionalism mean?”
The small group of teenagers paused to consider the question and threw out suggestions, writing their ideas on a large classroom whiteboard.
RELEASED: October 25, 2018
| Department of Justice
Ohio – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio announced that the United States has resolved its review under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of five Northwest Ohio area high school athletic stadiums.
EDITORIAL FROM THE TOLEDO BLADE
Published on Oct. 22, 2018
Once again Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority has budget problems that this community doesn’t own. As a public transit agency, it is the people’s role to determine the fate of the organization.
In July, employees from The Ability Center traveled to Washington D.C. for the 2018 Annual Conference on Independent Living put on by the National Council on Independent Living.
"NCIL provided an opportunity to reinvigorate disability rights advocates from around the country, as the past two years have been a continuous battle.
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Disability advocates from local groups including The Ability Center, The Fair Housing Center, Toledo/Lucas County Community of People with Disabilities, and Community Advocates for Transportation Rights (CATR) came together for a press conference welcoming the addition of a new Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) bus stop located near Charming Charlie at Franklin Park Mall on August 20.
This achievement is a culmination of several years of grassroots advocacy efforts to improve accessibility for people living with disabilities.
Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence, a program of The Ability Center, has partnered with Gus Harrison Correctional Facility in Adrian, Michigan. The partnership will support our mission of training and placing service and therapy dogs to help individuals with disabilities.
A joint lawsuit filed by The Fair Housing Center, The Ability Center, and Brooklynn Park resident Jenny Tillman alleges that Brooklynn Park Villas, a 55+ housing community in Toledo, Ohio, was falsely marketed as accessible but exhibits glaring violations of The Fair Housing Act.