The word "accessibility" generally brings to mind ramps, as an accommodation for people who use wheelchairs. However, accessibility is far more than structural modifications to a building.
Are party caucuses accessible? A person can help evaluate their own caucus! Here's how.
As the presidential race approaches, many with disabilities wonder whether or not the caucus process with be genuinely accessible. It's not too early to start working with your political party of preference to make sure the caucus works for you. Here's what you can do.
Last autumn, DRW visited with election officials from each county to assess individual county needs and best practices in voting acessibility. Survey results are now online.
Clipboard, level and measuring tape in hand, DRW recently visited counties' accessible polling sites, to see just how accessible they really are.
The Washington State Legislature established an 'access coordinator' for Washington's Courts. This person will be appointed by the legislature to assess courts, and determine whether training or other assistance is needed to make sure court services are accessible to people with disabilities.
Youth from across the state attended the annual Self Advocacy in Motion Youth Leadership Retreat in Ellensburg in June. Youth danced, learned about civic engagement, practiced voting on accessible machines, and met movie producer Kathleen Jo Ryan, who introduced her acclaimed "Right to Risk", a...