Jennifer SilverbergMax and Colleen Starkloff.Update December 29: Funeral information at the end of this post. ---------- Max Starkloff, a longtime activist for disability rights and founder of Paraquad and the Starkloff Disability Institute, two local organizations that help disabled people ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergMax Starkloff and his beloved wife and business partner, ColleenAs I began researching my recent feature story about the twentieth anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, I heard the same thing from person after person: "You have to be sure to interview Max and Coll ... More >>
Badges and fire hoses trump affordable housing and health care for the poor
The U.S. Supreme Court says it's time to end segregation: People with disabilities must be allowed to leave institutions and move into the community. Sounds great -- except the state's overwhelmed and the community's nowhere near ready.