Becoming A Leader In The Advocacy Movement

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Freedom Resource Center – 2701 9th Ave S – Fargo, ND Leadership Training offered by Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living is an opportunity to build the skills you need to change the world for all people with disabilities. Guest speakers will range from local representatives,…
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Quad For A Month: NFL Star Ray Crockett Takes On Life In A Wheelchair

by Catherine Mabe From Documentarian Morgan Spurlock of Super Size Me fame is back, this time with the show 30 Days, which drops people (for a month’s time) into lifestyles vastly different than the ones to which they’re acustomed. Spurlock has documented a Christian living with a family of atheists, a border patrol officer…
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What’s Wrong With This With This Picture?

 It is either: A.      Two people with mobility impairments just bought brand new cars and haven’t driven them home yet; B.      This business has its accessible parking sign in the wrong place; or C.      They have little consideration for potential customers with mobility impairments.

Social Security Backlog

At Freedom, we have seen many people frustrated by the bureaucracy that is the Social Security system. Last winter, Congressman Earl Pomeroy, (D-ND) held a stakeholders meeting in Fargo to discuss the Social Security backlog. Nate Aalgaard and Scott Burlingame were able to attend this meeting and tell the Congressman about the struggles we have…
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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Thresholds at doorways shall not exceed 3/4" in height for exterior sliding doors or 1/2"for other types of doors. Raised thresholds and floor level changes at accessible doorways shall be beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Changes in level up to 1/4" may be vertical and without edge treatment. Changes in level between…
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