GAINING MOMENTUM: The atrocities of Willowbrook ushered in ageneration of advocates, nonprofit organizations, providers, and professionals who pushed for massive reform.
CILs are consumer-driven, private, nonprofit organizations that advocate for people with disabilities and offer services to people with disabilities as peers. Type in “disability awareness” on a search engine and one uncovers a wealth of programs and activities offered by schools, agencies and consultants to bring about a greater understanding of living with a disability. Many programs are for children, while others are aimed at employers or co-workers. Still other programs cover “disability etiquette and […]
Rick Guidotti was a fashion photographer working in Milan, Paris, London and New York City for such clients as Revlon, L’Oreal, Elle and Yves St Laurent; shooting such iconic beauties as Claudia Schiffer and Cindy Crawford. But all this would change in 1997 when Guidotti would embark on the most important journey of his life – as an artist, a human being and the launch of Positive Exposure, a 501(c) arts organization that utilizes photography, […]