Kudos to Rudy Sims from Accessible Portugal

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Rudy has a great resource going online at Disability Resource Exchange (DRE). Read about him at Accessible Portugal magazine:


Making difference on-line
By João Durão da Silva

Social networks are truly implanted among internet users' habits today. People use them to chat, share ideas and experiences or even for marketing purposes. Disability Resource Exchange however has something more

Photo: Rudy SimsDisability Resource Exchange (DRE) is a social network created by Rudy Sims, a 31-year-old man from Teaneck, New Jersey, who was born with cerebral palsy. You can find it at www.disabilityresourceexchange.com and its name says it all. As one may find in its home page, "Disability resource exchange is a place to discuss disability issues and exchange resources ideas and support".

For that, Rudy intends "to bring together all those interested in disability issues, both people with and without disabilities", as well as "organizations within the disability community", making this network "a place with a supportive atmosphere, where we can all learn from each other". He explains his goal: "I want the community to be a very supportive and positive place. I am trying to foster an environment that encourages understanding and knowledge exchange, even from people with very differing opinions."

Full story:

http://www.apmagazine.net/2010/January/internet.htm

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