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Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

HAMMOND | Going beyond the letter of federal disability laws and striving for universal access at schools and other public facilities will be front and center Tuesday at a free Purdue University Calumet conference.

June 20, 2014 6:50 pm
MARC CHASE: Air show clears runway for disability access

MARC CHASE: Air show clears runway for disability access

Few things bother me more than watching region wheelchair users or other disabled folks struggling to overcome barriers created by bad planning of government officials or private businesses.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Making streets accessible for people with disabilities

MITCH BARLOGA: Making streets accessible for people with disabilities

In my role as active transportation planner for NIRPC, I am reminded often of the importance of making our streets safe and accessible for nonmotorized users. Although most of my work does focus on bicycle and able-bodied pedestrian access, attention still must be afforded to people with dis…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Make shoreline more accessible

EDITORIAL: Make shoreline more accessible

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's plan to make the beach more accessible at Wabash Avenue in Porter should go forward. It's in keeping with the Marquette Plan objective of making the Lake Michigan shoreline more accessible to everyone.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am Related
More seniors are choosing to age in place. These upgrades can make your current home a permanent staycation spot after retirement

More seniors are choosing to age in place. These upgrades can make your current home a permanent staycation spot after retirement

More seniors are choosing to age in place. These upgrades can make your current home a permanent staycation spot after retirement

February 09, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron Council adopts 2013 salary ordinance

HEBRON | Cleaning up a few loose ends at the end of the year, the Town Council adopted a salary ordinance for 2013 and complied with nepotism and handicapped accessibility laws.

December 18, 2012 6:18 pm

Ramped up: Constructing a home ramp becoming easier with know-how, kits and support

Lesly Bailey, marketing consultant for Porter County Aging and Community Services, says after the installation of a ramp at the home of Judy Hood, the Valparaiso woman is appreciative and thankful for the help she has received as she adjusts to life as an amputee.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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TIMES DIVERSITY JOB FAIR REPORT: Difficult job market facing people with disabilities

TIMES DIVERSITY JOB FAIR REPORT: Difficult job market facing people with disabilities

Roy Slazyk's life changed in November 2006 after suffering a work-related injury on a job site in Harvey five years ago.

July 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Innovation against all odds defines Braun

How quickly can mobility be lost. So I wonder if through unforeseen circumstances, we could rise to the courage of Ralph William Braun, CEO of The Braun Corp.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Document - Accessibility checklist

Document - Accessibility checklist

An extensive checklist of ways to make your building handicap accessible

December 04, 2009 5:00 pm
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