Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Athletes Go For Gold In Paralympics, Concerns Persist Over Disability Rights Abroad http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-athletes-go-gold-paralympics-concerns-persist-over-disability-rights-abroad <p>If you thought regular ice hockey was intense, imagine being two feet closer to the puck and the sticks. It’s called sled hockey, and it’s one of the sports Paralympic athletes will be competing in when the Paralympic Winter Games opens in Sochi, Russia March 7.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:22:13 +0000 Camille Phillips 34017 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Athletes Go For Gold In Paralympics, Concerns Persist Over Disability Rights Abroad 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