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Kiddle Ordinance passes in Hallandale Beach

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Michele Lazarow, Hallandale Beach Commissioner I have always wanted to fight for those who could not fight for themselves. Once I realized that putting an official title in front of my name would be the best way to impact change, I ran for political office. I am now a Hallandale Beach City Commissioner…. Read More »

The View from a DIG Intern

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

As a law student interning with DIG, I spoke with a client recently and I was frustrated to learn that there are attorneys who disregard their duty to communicate with clients who are deaf. When someone is already in a difficult situation, it’s hard to believe that a lawyer would make the situation even… Read More »

Accessible Equipment in Miami-Dade County Parks

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

  Eliminating barriers and promoting inclusion at Miami-Dade County Parks By: Rachel Goldstein As a fellow for the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development’s 2013-2014 Emerging Transformational Leadership Program (“ETLP”), I am working with other professionals in the Disability Rights Community to transform systems of care for individuals with disabilities. Our goal… Read More »