disabilities http://kuow.org en From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice' http://kuow.org/post/war-desert-murder-ball-ice <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wULh4froE7k</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:15:00 +0000 Quil Lawrence 30026 at http://kuow.org From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice' Legalizing Rideshare: Seattle Council Wrestles With How To Regulate The New Marketplace http://kuow.org/post/legalizing-rideshare-seattle-council-wrestles-how-regulate-new-marketplace <p>Rideshare companies have been flourishing in Seattle – illegally. On Friday, the City Council will consider<a href="http://clerk.seattle.gov/%7Escripts/nph-brs.exe?s1=&amp;s3=118031&amp;s4=&amp;s2=&amp;s5=&amp;Sect4=AND&amp;l=20&amp;Sect2=THESON&amp;Sect3=PLURON&amp;Sect5=CBORY&amp;Sect6=HITOFF&amp;d=ORDF&amp;p=1&amp;u=%2F%7Epublic%2Fcbory.htm&amp;r=1&amp;f=G"> a new plan</a> to finally regulate taxi-alternatives like Lyft, Sidecar and UberX. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:17:32 +0000 Amy Radil 28755 at http://kuow.org Legalizing Rideshare: Seattle Council Wrestles With How To Regulate The New Marketplace Washington Wants More Disabled Drivers To Pay For Parking http://kuow.org/post/washington-wants-more-disabled-drivers-pay-parking <p>A state work group is arguing that more people with disabilities should feed the parking meter. Currently, anyone with a disabilities placard can park for free. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Liz Jones 26695 at http://kuow.org Washington Wants More Disabled Drivers To Pay For Parking Tic Talk: A Young Boy Unloads His Thoughts About Living With Tourette Syndrome http://kuow.org/post/tic-talk-young-boy-unloads-his-thoughts-about-living-tourette-syndrome <p>Spencer is a normal nine-year-old boy, except for one thing: he has Tourette syndrome. His mother and father, Hayley and Richard, have been searching desperately for answers as his twitching and inappropriate yelling continue to increase.<br><br>For the sake of Spencer and his little brother, Lewis, they try to keep family life normal. This is their story.<em> </em></p><p><em>Warning: contains strong language.</em> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 23:12:47 +0000 Cristina Parry 20590 at http://kuow.org Tic Talk: A Young Boy Unloads His Thoughts About Living With Tourette Syndrome How Does Washington State Help Workers With Developmental Disabilities? http://kuow.org/post/how-does-washington-state-help-workers-developmental-disabilities <p>Washington State’s Developmental Disabilities Administration helps people with disabilities like autism, cerebral palsy and down syndrome find work. The DDA serves nearly 9,000 adults over the age of 21.</p><p>Ross Reynolds interviews Dr. Pat Brown, director of the University of Washington’s employment program. Ross also talks with Doug Wilson, a sales manager at Copiers Northwest, who employs people with developmental disabilities and Shawn Christensen, a man with cerebral palsy who works at Regal Cinemas in Renton. Thu, 09 May 2013 23:04:30 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 12822 at http://kuow.org How Does Washington State Help Workers With Developmental Disabilities? Pierce Transit Cuts Raise Concerns For Blind Rider http://kuow.org/post/pierce-transit-cuts-raise-concerns-blind-rider <p></p><p>It’s 3:00 p.m. on a recent workday, and Buddy Yates sets off on the first leg of his long commute home. He and his guide dog, Palmer, step through the fast-food containers that litter the street on the way to Rainier Avenue South where he will catch his first bus.<br> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 01:48:19 +0000 Derek Wang 10491 at http://kuow.org Pierce Transit Cuts Raise Concerns For Blind Rider Audio Tour: Accessible Home By Karen Braitmayer http://kuow.org/post/audio-tour-accessible-home-karen-braitmayer <p>Ross Reynolds gets a home tour from architect Karen Braitmayer and hears about what it's like to design homes for people in wheelchairs. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 19:47:30 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2782 at http://kuow.org Audio Tour: Accessible Home By Karen Braitmayer Special Ed In Seattle Public Schools "Atrocious," "Heartbreaking," Say Parents http://kuow.org/post/special-ed-seattle-public-schools-atrocious-and-heartbreaking-say-parents <p>Two-and-a-half years ago,&nbsp;KUOW&nbsp;brought you the&nbsp;<a href="http://www2.kuow.org/program.php?id=19801" style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179); text-decoration: none; ">story</a>&nbsp;of Bridget Ambrose and her son Ryder. Ryder was in kindergarten at the time. He’s on the autism spectrum. At Ryder’s preschool, he’d gotten special education services like speech therapy and the social skills training that many kids with autism need to teach them how to interact with other kids.</p> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 02:07:19 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 1956 at http://kuow.org Special Ed In Seattle Public Schools "Atrocious," "Heartbreaking," Say Parents