It is National Nurses Week!

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It is National Nurses week! We salute our ICS Staff Nurses and…

ICS Member Invites All to MS Walk

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At 21, Sasha Quinones was employed in a bank, studied Computer…

Staying Wound-Free with ICS

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More than 40% of ICS members are at risk of skin breakdown, that…

Access-A-Ride Improvements Make Customers’ Lives Better!

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This month I got the latest edition of the Access-a-Ride (AAR)…

ICS Member Elsie French Has One BIG Birthday

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Elsie French (left, center) is still an imposing presence sitting…

Women with Disabilities and Breast Cancer: Know Your Rights

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As a part of ICS’s ongoing commitment to helping women with…

ICS Experts Present at Major Mobility Conference

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Since ICS was founded, we have recognized the importance of wheelchairs…

Don’t Call Me Inspirational! Harilyn Rousso Talks Back

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Harilyn Rousso has always been in a hurry, including when she…

ADA Brings Hidden Conditions Into The Spotlight: Allergies, Celiac/Autoimmune Illnesses Recognized

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Allergies: for some, they are a regular annoyance of itching,…

Fall Prevention - Staying Safe This Winter

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A few nights ago, in what turned out to be a somewhat anemic…

For Valentine's Day: A Tender Proposal for a Touchy Subject

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The right to be touched, the right to love and be loved, the…

Physiatry: Mission Lost?

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I am prompted to write this because I have experienced a vague…

The Scooter Store: Who is Really Getting Ripped Off?

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“My wheelchair is my legs, without it I would die.” Franklin…

Dolls in Wheelchairs: Empowering or Patronizing?

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My 8-year-old daughter, Gracie, was very excited to get a wheelchair…

Happy New Year!

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Welcome 2013! As we settle into January, it’s time to flip…

City Comptroller Liu Rejects "Taxi of Tomorrow"

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At a press conference today, New York City Comptroller, John…

Why Should You Have to be American to Have Equality?

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If you are a person with a disability or a disability rights…

Marilyn Saviola, Felix A. Fishman Award Honoree

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New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) and an audience…

Accessible Dispatch: New Yorkers Rollin' On Out

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After a long, hot summer debating New York City’s responsibility…

ICS Member Council, Helping Big Feel Small

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In the 15 years I’ve been with my current health insurance…

Commissioner Victor Calise Wants You!

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Newly appointed Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People…

News About Consumer-Directed Care

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As reported in 9/25 Crain’s New York Pulse: The New York State…

Your Home Care Worker and You: Some Keys to a Happy Marriage

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Having a home care worker is similar to being in a marriage.…

Adaptive Sports Stars Shine at Citifield!

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Adaptive sports—sports modified to accommodate competitors…

Come One, Come All - Accessify New York!

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So you’re heading out for a night on the town. You need a bar…

Going for Gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games

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“With less than a week until the opening ceremony, the 2012 London Paralympic Games are already setting records.”

Big Changes Coming for People with Disabilities - Know Your Rights

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You’re a person with a disability. You need home care and other…

Magic in Motion

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These days, wheelchair users are no wallflowers. They’re sweeping…

Swimming Upstream

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I got a call the other day from a man looking for home care for…

ICS Makes Good on the Promise of the ADA

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When we set out to create the nonprofit organization that became…