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Opinion: Politicians need to embrace the huge voting bloc that is the disabled

A Colorado Sun article by Claudia Folska discussing the lack of focus on disability in the 2024 election and the critical issues that aren’t being addressed.

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Disabled People Are Dying in America’s Crosswalks. We Need to Protect Them.

A Governing article by Claudia Folska discussing the Vision0 initiative and the lack of recording of disabilities in traffic fatalities.

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In the shadow of Fairview

Documentary by Oregon Public Broadcasting examining the troubling history of Fairview Training Center: Oregon’s primary institution for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

A Netflix documentary produced by Barack and Michelle Obama follows campers-turned-activists advocating for disability rights and accessibility legislation.

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Architect goes blind, says he’s gotten better at job

A CBS “60 minutes” interview with blind architect Christopher Downey.

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A Conversation with: Claudia Folska (PhD ’12)

UC Denver Interview with Dr. Claudia Folska.

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Getting There – A Documentary on Blind Wayfinding and Urban Design

Matt Frost’s Documentary: Getting There – A Documentary on Blind Wayfinding and Urban Design published on PBD in February 2017 featuring Dr. Claudia Folska.

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Senator Warren fights for fair wages for Americans with disabilities

Senator Health Committee meeting in November 2017 discussing 14C Fair Label code (1938, updated 1966) legally allowing subminimal wages up to 70% less than workers with no disabilities.

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Navigating Cities, for the Blind

WIRED Magazine article: Claudia Folska, who became blind at age 5, is analyzing the mental maps and walking routes of blind commuters to make cities safer for all.

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Fare Treatment

Westword Magazine article by Melanie Asmar: Claudia Folska is blind, but she’s got a clear vision for the future of public transportation.

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Remarkable Women: Local woman helps make world accessible to others with disabilities

A KDVR Fox 31 article featuring an interview with Claudia Folska, a Remarkable Women of Denver contest finalist.

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Remarkable Businesses in Colorado

Good Day Colorado interview with Claudia Folska to discuss her achievement as finalist in the Remarkable Women of Denver contest and her work with All-Access Transit Solutions, Inc.

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Disabled People Are Dying in America’s Crosswalks. We Need to Protect Them.

Article by Claudia Folska in Governing discusses the dearth of data concerning fatalities and injuries among disabled individuals in car accidents, along with its implications.

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Episode 1: Vulnerable Road Users_@Governing

Watch Claudia Folska discuss the critical need for comprehensive data tracking fatalities and injuries of disabled pedestrians in car accidents to inform safety improvements and policies effectively.

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Blind Student Helps Make Denver Navigable For All

An NPR interview with Claudia Folska delving into her research at the University of Colorado Denver, focusing on enhancing accessibility for blind wayfinding and navigation in the built environment

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