Disability Rights - BraunAbility Article Library

In this section of the BraunAbility article library we focus on disability rights that range in topics from ADA parking requirements to disability harassment.
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7 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Colleges

There are several wheelchair accessible colleges that stand out from the rest. You can learn more about the best ones here.

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How to Make Communities More Accessible

As the COVID-19 crisis closes everything, we saw parallels between the nation’s lack of mobility and the disability community.

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How the Coronavirus is Exposing Inequalities – Especially in Hiring Practices for People with Disabilities

After COVID-19, will we all adopt new work from home policies to better serve employees, especially those with disabilities?

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How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Advice for our disability community about fraud We had our own head of digital security write the following article about the scams that are on the rise.

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Top 6 Disability Etiquette

Becoming a better human starts here: learn disability etiquette - what it is, how best to use it, and why it's important in respecting others.

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ADA Parking Requirements

Van Accessible ADA parking requirements haven't changed since 2010 and their laws vary around the type of business, how large the lot is, and other visual cues to aid in the accessibility of the lot.

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BraunAbility Receives Freedom Award From Life Rolls On Foundation

BraunAbility was presented the Life Rolls On Freedom Award for their dedication to giving mobility options to the disabled community.

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BraunAbility Receives National Disability Award - Disability Matters

BraunAbility became the first automotive mobility company to receive the Disability Matters Marketplace Award, joining an elite group of well-known winners.

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BraunAbility's Handicap Parking Campaign Save My Spot Relaunches

Handicap parking campaign, Save My Spot, launches to inspire advocates and further our goal of protecting striped accessible entry and exit parking spaces.

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Some Churches Are Slow To Embrace the ADA

People in the United States have spiritual needs that are not being met because churches, synagogues, meetinghouses, mosques, or temples aren't accessible.

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How to Talk to People With Disabilities

Some people can get uncomfortable and self-conscious when talking to a wheelchair user. Here are guidelines for people who may struggle with this.

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The Right Talent, Right Now – Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace. On Oct. 1, 2019, BraunAbility celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month with the opening of its HQ.

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Handicap Parking Campaign - Save My Spot

New Year's Resolutions are difficult to commit to long-term. But BraunAbility is launching a handicap parking campaign that everyone can get behind.

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Handicap Parking Violations: Not a Victimless Crime

Handicap parking violations don't just happen because people are lazy, in fact, most of the time its a lack of education causing the infraction.

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Not a Wheelchair User: 3 Reasons Why We Need Person-First Language

It's time to advance the discussion about person-first language and why I am not a "wheelchair user" just like you aren't a "hat wearer."

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Ralph Braun Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Two months after his passing, our founder and CEO, Ralph Braun, was honored posthumously with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Ralph Braun Honored with Spirit of Innovation Award

Our founder Ralph Braun was recently honored with the Gerald I. Lamkin Fellow Award for Outstanding Achievement for Innovation and Service.

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The ADA and the Spirit of Self-Advocacy

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, opening the doors for people with disabilities.

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The Future of Social Security

Social Security Disability funds will be depleted by the end of the year if corrective action isn't taken. BraunAbility owner Tim Andrews waits uncertainly.

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Wheelchair Van or Handicap Van?

Our conversion vans enable our customers, but some people still call them "handicapped." What is it: handicap van or wheelchair van?

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