Tag Archives: safety

Litigation Article: Can a Woman with No Arms Ride a Roller Coaster?

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Jessica Cox filed an administrative complaint with the Florida Commission on Human Relations claiming that she was excluded from every single ride at Universal Studios Orlando because she was born without arms, and she was not able to continually grasp the restraints with at least one hand. Jessica believed that the restrictions on all of the rides were not based on actual risks, but instead, based upon stereotypes of what she can or cannot do.

Fire Prevention

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Fire safety is a vital tool that everyone can use to protect themselves and their loved ones in the presence of a fire. Being aware and prepared to avoid a fire is best exhibited by having multiple fire alarms in the home. This is the key message of Fire Prevention Week 2015; as many… Read More »