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Top Disability Stories of 2018

This stories, videos and advocacy events had the Easterseals family talking on social media in 2018! Which ones did we miss? 

Starbucks opens first ASL store

Starbucks opens first U.S. sign language store

Colorado takes the R-word out of books

Colorado takes the R-word out of the books and makes it history


car wash employs adults with autism

Growing car wash company employs adults with autism


attempts to weaken the ADA restrained

Attempts to weaken the ADA restrained (H.R. 620)


short film about playground

Short film about playground inclusion wins international acclaim


stephen hawking

The world mourns Stephen Hawking


A quiet place film

'The Quiet Place' Film: A Deaf Perspective


CHIP extended

Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) extended


adaptive clothing

Adaptive clothing continues to gain attention (and Arie wins with representation in advertising)


Money follows the person program

Disability advocates call for Money Follows the Person Reauthorization (action still needed today!)

Are we missing any? Let us know in the comments! What was your favorite disability story of 2018?

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