How Passionate Advocacy Continues to Pave the Way for Persons with Disabilities (Tallahassee Chamber Podcast)

On this week’s episode of the Tallahassee Business Podcast, we are joined by Dr. JR Harding. Dr. Harding is a recognized disability leader with over 37 years of personal and professional experience within the disability community. He is a two-time U.S. Presidential appointee, seven-time Florida gubernatorial appointee, and has made significant contributions to national, state,…

Wheelchair Highwaymen soar with drone photos

Spidery shadows of cattle yawn across green pastures in the Wheelchair Highwaymen’s photograph “Dali Cows.” “Blue Cross Roads” reveals Florida waterways’ icy azure veins and “Santa Fe Blush” cruises over reddened fall leaves. Highwayman J.R. Harding relishes these quiet moments he co-captures with his “brothers” and fellow Wheelchair Highwaymen and Florida State alumni Gordon Palmer…

There’s more work to do as Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30

There are approximately 61 million Americans and 15% of the world’s population living with a disability. The difference between the pre and post ADA days is like comparing the Dark Ages to the Renaissance; a magical transformation of enlightenment, empowerment, and endless possibilities. Read the full article: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/2020/02/10/theres-more-work-do-americans-disabilities-act-turns-30/4694119002/

Spread the good news about uplifting work

In a recent article on Tallahassee.com, Dr. Harding was mentioned by Blake Dowling of Aegis Business Technologies. “I first met Dr. James Harding several years ago and we have collaborated on some columns in regards to assistive technology for the disabled community and more recently working with some of his students at Aegis. It will…

People, insurance companies don’t agree on meaning of ’emergency’

I encourage everyone to strongly examine what constitutes a health-care emergency and what processes are associated with said emergency — especially if there is a cost involved. In today’s cost-conscious health care environment, most people are rewarded for their preventive health care actions — like physical fitness, not smoking and otherwise being proactive — but not everybody. In…