Staffers from several Island organizations have been honored by the Island Disability Coalition for making their organizations more welcoming and inclusive for people of differing abilities.


Eight Martha’s Vineyard nonprofits, including libraries, the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Island Grown Initiative, are getting ready for a season of unprecedented challenges as the Island reopens and children return to camp and other summer activities.


The Island Disability Coalition hosted a gathering for Island employers as part of its continuing outreach to the Martha’s Vineyard community.

The Island Disability Coalition is inviting Vineyard employers to a breakfast meeting Feb. 19.


Beth Wike has a mission: to make Martha’s Vineyard a place where people with disabilities can have the same experiences as anyone else on the Island.

About 500 young people on Martha’s Vineyard are living with one or more of a wide range of disabilities that can limit their access to healthy recreation, according to a report presented last week.