Comparison of old newsletter vs. the new magazine. The Bridge Newsletter on the left and LivAbility Magazine on the right.

LivAbility is Here!

LivAbility Cover. Cover reads: Independent and active in arizona, Livability. Issue 01, summer 2015. Amy Van Dyken, ADA Gala keynote speaker. Spofit heat repeats, rugby team national champs again. Move Phoenix, public transit's future. Downtown stadiums score, equal access is priority. A tribute to our history, Phil highlights ADA and disability rights. A publication of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL).With its first edition coming off the press today, ABILITY360 is very excited to present the premiere issue of its new quarterly magazine – LivAbility.  Designed for readers who have an interest in disability-related topics, LivAbility covers areas of interest from employment, advocacy and education to entertainment, recreation and sports in Arizona.

“The new title, LivAbility, reflects what we envision the magazine to be about,” says Phil Pangrazio, President & CEO of ABILITY360, “People of all disabilities, with all kinds of abilities, just living their lives like everyone else.”

The first edition features Amy Van Dyken on the cover.  Amy will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Gala on July 18th at 6:00 pm at Tempe Mission Palms.  The magazine includes articles about stadium access, ADA history, wheelchair rugby and a new wheelchair for off-road use.

Each quarter, the magazine will be mailed to over 2,500 subscribers.  An additional 2,500 magazines will be distributed statewide at select locations. ABILITY360 also provides the magazine as an accessible Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file, in Braille, large print and as a Word document.