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Blindness is a spectrum

Blindness is a spectrum

  When does vision loss become blindness? Writer, audio producer and editor Andrew Leland explains how his gradual...

hipcil continues to grow!

hipcil continues to grow!

Our donation program has become so successful that we’ve had to upgrade to a full-sized storage unit!.   Thank you to everyone who...

Access Not Always Equal

Access Not Always Equal

Olivia Liu Asbury Park Press | USA TODAY NETWORK – NEW JERSEY. Stanley Soden of Long Branch was heading down Lowden Court to pick up groceries for...

Celebrate the ADA!

Celebrate the ADA!

Today is the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) America’s first intensive legislation...

Our Newest American

Our Newest American

After months of studying American history books and working on his conversational English hip webmaster, Pedro Martin was sworn in as an...

Congratulations, Paul!

Congratulations, Paul!

President Biden will appoint former hip Board Member Paul Aronsohn to serve as a member on the President’s Committee for People with...

Bergen County Voting Information

Bergen County Voting Information

Bergen County Voting InformationIf voters will not be able to go to the polls on Election Day, they may either request a Mail-In Ballot or go to an in-person early voting facility. In-person early voting facilities for this...

Are You Looking for Housing?

Are You Looking for Housing?

Are You Looking for Housing?   Have you been impacted by COVID-19 ? Have you been discriminated against because of COVID-19 or for other reasons?   Let Us Help! Call 201-489-3552   Fair Housing Council of...

Access Link New Telephone Number Alert

Access Link New Telephone Number Alert

Access Link New Telephone Number Alert The Access Link toll-free number will be retired on April 5th, 2021.In preparation, please start using 973-491-4224   All of our phone menu options will remain the same.   Announcements “On Monday, April 5th, Access...

New Jersey Legislative Disability Caucus Backgrounder

New Jersey Legislative Disability Caucus Backgrounder

The establishment of this Bi-partisan Legislative effort represents the hard work of many disability advocates. We at hip support this initiative and look forward to enhancing our communication with our elected officials and program leadership.                        ...

Celebrate, strengthen a disability rights law

Celebrate, strengthen a disability rights law

It's been over a month since Uber and Lyft began operations in upstate New York, but not everyone has access to ridesharing yet. Wheelchair users are still waiting on these companies to provide accessible vehicles. Aleanna Siacon This week marks an important milestone...

Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Celebrates Access and Inclusion

Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Celebrates Access and Inclusion

Morning – focusing on the tens of millions of people with disabilities that could be in the workforce but are “somehow” not making their way in. The Chicago Lighthouse's popular public art display, Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, was showcased to a national audience July...

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