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October 29, 2021

An accessible house is for sale that would be wonderful for someone who uses a wheelchair! The house was previously occupied by a woman in a wheelchair, who had a husband who was an engineer. They have made the home very comfortable and accommodating. The house is located at 1782 Capistrano in Berkeley. Please share the post with anyone who might be interested.

October 28, 2021


This article discusses some basic steps you can take to help keep disabled neighbors and loved ones safe as the country opens back up, beyond getting your COVID-19 vaccination. 

October 6, 2021

The Arc

Read about the 24-hour vigil in front of the Captiol to raise awareness of those struggling to access home and community based services. 

December 3, 2020

GSI Teaching and Resource Center

More than a Remote Possibility: Rethinking Inclusion in the College Classroom

December 8th | 1-2:30pm

October 26, 2020

Crip Camp Film Screening

Film - Documentary | October 27 | 4-6:30 p.m. |

Sponsor: Office of Disability Access & Compliance

May 14, 2020

College of Environmental Design

The College of Environmental Design is honored to announce that Raymond Lifchez, Professor Emeritus of Architecture and of City & Regional Planning, has donated $2.5 million to endow the Lifchez Professor of Practice in Universal Design and in support of continued fundraising efforts at CED. 

May 5, 2020

Marsha Saxton

Katie Savin will speak on KPFA’s Upfront on the COVID Pandemic impact on people with disabilities LIVE Wed. 5/6 at 7:30am PST 94.1FM.

Katie Savin, MSW, is a PhD student in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and a lecturer in the social work department at California State University, East Bay, focused on disability justice.

Haas Business News article about Matthew Wangeman, Berkeley alumnus, disability advocate, and Northern Arizona University Disability Studies professor. 

Susan Schweik

May 4-9, 2020

3-4pm Daily (East Coast Time)

Closed-Captioning and Audio Description provided for all performances

Netta Yerushalmy presents the livestream premiere of her epic work Paramodernities. The six-part encyclopedic series deconstructs historic dance works by Alvin Ailey, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Bob Fosse, Martha Graham, and Vaslav Nijinsky. 

Each performance is followed by a live discussion with special guests and an interactive chat with the audience. 

March 20, 2020

Sunday March 22 1-3 on Zoom

Presented by the Bay Area Disabled Dance Collective

February 20, 2020

Dear Valued Partner, 

I wanted to share with you some exciting news of Rec Sport's brand new wheelchair basketball program. Please find some information below about our upcoming showcase (open to the public) as well as other opportunities to play and participate. 

Describing Dances (& Dances That Describe Themselves): Audio Description & Dance Performance

Thursday, February 20, 4–5:30pm

44B Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley

Accessibility Services: Real-Time Captioning (RTC) will be provided for this discussion