Support the Center for Independent Living – Kathmandu, Nepal

Staff at CIL – KathmanduAt the end of 2013, I had the good fortune to visit Nepal as part of an exchange on disability and leadership. While I was in Kathmandu, I visited the Center for Independent Living - Kathmandu and discovered what an amazing crew they are. Before the earthquake, the CIL-Kathmandu was already doing very cool work in a very inaccessible environment. After the news of the earthquake,I could only imagine what it must be like for them and our sisters and brothers with disabilities now, so I checked in with CIL-K, and indeed they are working in an even more challenging environment.
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Banned from Bingo

Ann Clinton loves playing bingo, but her retirement community won't let her join her friends to play the game since she moved Bingo cardsfrom an independent living apartment to the skilled nursing floor of the Redstone Village Continuing Care Retirement Community in Huntsville, Alabama. She has been excluded from bingo, which takes place on the independent living floor, because she is disabled. Continue reading

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