Colleen Kelly Starkloff http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Starkloff Disability Institute Works To Overcome Obstacles To Hiring People With Disabilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/starkloff-disability-institute-works-overcome-obstacles-hiring-people-disabilities <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4d5f6ea3-c2e5-29f8-2e39-350f5d000d03" style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">For Colleen Starkloff and her husband Max, advocating for people with disabilities has always been about helping them gain independence. When they founded Paraquad in St. Louis 45 years ago, their goal was to enable people with disabilities to live independently. </span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:44:55 +0000 Camille Phillips 30715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Starkloff Disability Institute Works To Overcome Obstacles To Hiring People With Disabilities Colleen Starkloff Continues Advocating For Rights For People With Disabilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/colleen-starkloff-continues-advocating-rights-people-disabilities <p>Colleen Kelly Starkloff has been on the forefront of the disability rights movement ever since she met her late husband, Max Starkloff, in the nursing home where he was confined due to a disabling car accident. Still a young man, Max was determined to live independently and help others in his situation do the same.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 01:32:57 +0000 Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer & Don Marsh 28164 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Colleen Starkloff Continues Advocating For Rights For People With Disabilities "We admired him, we all loved him." http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/we-admired-him-we-all-loved-him <p>Hundreds gather to remember the life and legacy of Paraquad founder Max Starkloff.</p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 22:52:18 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 240 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "We admired him, we all loved him."