ICS: MS Society Partner in Care

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“When I see a newly-referred MS patient and she rolls into…

Jason DaSilva and the Impossible Choice

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Jason DaSilva, a talented artist and documentary filmmaker, is…

The Beauty of Patient Autonomy

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Jean Minkel, ICS Senior Vice President for Rehabilitation Services, writes about the challenges clinicians face in honoring the wishes of the people they serve.

LGBTQ and Need Home Care?

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A five year study recently released found that LGBTQ people have trouble getting culturally competent home care.

Making Healthcare Accessible

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Claire Abenante, Director of the ICS Health Access Program wrote…

NYC: Bias & Disability Discrimination

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The NYC Commission on Human Rights is working hard to enforce civil rights laws that outlaw discrimination. So much so that the highest number of complaints received in 2015 were not for race or gender bias but for discrimination against people with disabilities.

Date night at ICS

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ICS member Stephanie Wallace is host of Independence Radio…

Keeping Wheelchair Users on the Move

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If you use a wheelchair, you know how important it is to have…

Peer Mentoring for People with MS and SCI

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The ICS Mentoring Program trains people with spinal cord injuries…

Independence Radio: Marilyn Saviola and the Fight for Independence

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“It never felt right that I shouldn’t be able to live in…

What is Disability Expertise Anyway?

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“A lot of medical professionals just see me as a failure. People…

From Injury to Intimacy

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Accurate sexuality information for people with disabilities and those without is the best way to break through this misinformation and make the topic less taboo and the two-day seminar at Mt. Sinai Hospital did just that.

Independence Radio: A Vital Relationship

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ICS Medical Director Kwame Kitson MD on making the most of your medical appointments.

Women with Disabilities and Breast Cancer: Know Your Rights

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Women with disabilities have an absolute right to receive breast…

ICS Members Go to DC to Protect their Wheelchairs!

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ICS member Stephanie Wallace is also a member of the Civics League…

News Roundup: MTA Subway Access

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New Yorkers of all stripes are angry about the subway right now, as service continues its years-long nosedive.