“Honoring Advocates in America” By Keith Landry

(This was originally published on March 2002) The arrival of spring brings warmth, renewed energy and optimism to all of us. The disability rights movement in America is also springing forward these days, bursting open with hope like a bright, April blossom. The renewed sense of spirit and commitment to a brighter future still thrive,…

“New Hopes for a New Year” By Keith Landry

(This was originally published on January 2002) We all begin 2002 with new hopes for a new year. We hope the months ahead will smooth out our problems and clear us a path to health, happiness, and enlightened hearts. A young man and his mom in Maryland offer all of us hope and inspiration. They…

“American Heroes” By Julia Hollenbeck © 2001

(This was originally published on November 2001) Shock, disbelief, horror, despair, anger, and a sadness only an American would know, were immediate feelings that swirled around my mind, while worrying about the safety of my nephew, Robert Thomas Jordan, who was on the 104th floor of the North Tower. It was on September 11th, 2001…

“New Access To Education” By Keith Landry

(This was originally published on September / October 2001) America’s classrooms are filled with students again as another school year builds momentum. This 2001 school year reminds us of the new millennium and all the potential for the future in education. The latest technology is bringing those hopes home now to students with disabilities and…

“Capturing The Cause On Film” By Keith Landry

(This was originally published on August 2001) We’ve all experienced the challenge of choosing from 31 flavors at Baskin Robbins. So imagine how Tom Olin must have felt when we asked him to choose his favorite photograph. He’s shot almost one half million pictures of the disability rights movement. Advocates say Tom Olin is the…

Independence Day By Paul G. Huray

(This was originally published on July 2001) TechnoAngels provides financial Independence for physically disabled, technically capable Americans. Personal independence occurs the day you take a professional job that launches your career. Not a summer job or part-time menial work, but a job at your ability level that permits you to grow and prosper. For too…