Guidance on Long COVID as a Disability: ADA Section 504 and 1557
DOJ and HHS Issue Guidance on Long COVID and Disability Rights Under the ADA Section 504, and Section 1557, the guidance provides clarity on how disability nondiscrimination laws apply to certain people affected by COVID-19 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: ADA Source Type: news

Only 31% of London Underground Stations are Fully Accessible
Reports by Transport Focus, the Department for Transport and the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers have uncovered that travelling on public transport continues to be difficult for disabled passengers. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 9, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Public Disability Transport Source Type: news

Ali Asgari Lamjiri is'Sky Boy '
16-year-old boy Ali Asgari Lamjiri known as Sky Boy, presents a video documentary demonstration on model aircraft flying (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Hobbies Source Type: news

Inclusion: It Works Both Ways
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the various forms of inclusion both at home and in the classroom (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Bionic Arm Restores Natural Behaviors in Patients with Upper Limb Amputations
Bionic arm developed that restores natural behaviors for patients with upper-limb amputations allowing wearers to think, behave and function like a person without an amputation (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 2, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Prostheses - Prosthetics Source Type: news

Supporting Moms: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Article by Tsara Shelton looks at Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and asks we offer more support to moms during September, FASD Awareness Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 1, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

Pandemic Leaves UK Disabled Behind on Bill Payments and Skipping Meals
UK ’s broken benefits system forcing disabled people to fall behind on payments, skip meals, and face considerable mental health and physical challenges as the pandemic has them struggling financially (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 1, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Man Disabled by Deformity and Loneliness is Transformed into Monster: The Story of Frankenstein's Creation
Kelley A Pasmanick presents her literary analysis of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 30, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Studies Source Type: news

180 Medical Disability College Scholarship
Open to full-time college students living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 27, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Here's to the Children Who Don't Quite Fit by Gary Shulman, MS. Ed.
Here's to the Children Who Don't Quite Fit is a poem written by Gary Shulman, MS. Ed (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 25, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Poetry - Poems Source Type: news

Ritual Gone Awry: Destruction in the Rites of Passage in Possessing the Secret of Joy
Kelley A Pasmanick presents her literary analysis of Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 19, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Studies Source Type: news

Anger Spreads Against COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers As Cases Rise
Opinion piece regarding COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers, preventable deaths, and the lifting of masking mandates (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 19, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

Expanded Compassionate Allowances for Severe Disabilities - 2021
The U.S. Department of Social Security has expanding it's compassionate allowances program for people with severe disabilities thereby expediting decisions for disability benefits (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 16, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Hidden Disability Symbol: Canada Movement
Hidden Disability Symbol Canada (HDSC) is urgently encouraging everyone to participate in a survey and give the hidden disability community the voice and recognition it needs and deserves (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Awareness Source Type: news

The Miser Monopoly and the Downfall of the Tyrone Family: An Analysis of Disability in Long Day's Journey into Night
Kelley A Pasmanick presents her literary analysis of Disability in Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

2022 U.S. Social Security COLA May Be 6.2%
2022 U.S. Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) could be 6.2% according to Senior Citizens League (TSCL) estimate, based on July consumer price index (CPI) data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 11, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Disabled by Truth: How One Becomes a Grotesque - A Literary Analysis of Winesburg, Ohio
Kelley A Pasmanick presents her Literary Analysis of Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 10, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Disabled by Truth: How One Becomes a Grotesque
Kelley A Pasmanick presents her Literary Analysis of Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 10, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Blazing New Homeschool Trails: Educating and Launching Teens with Developmental Disabilities
Book review by Tsara Shelton of Blazing New Homeschoool Trails: Educating and Launching Teens with Developmental Disabilities written by Natalie Veccione and Cindy Lajoy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

A Very Special Child and Come Touch His Cheek - Poems by Gary Shulman, MS. Ed.
Two poems composed by Gary Shulman, MS. Ed. - Special Needs Consultant and Trainer who began his career working with children with and without disabilities in an inclusive Head Start program in Brooklyn NY (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 7, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Poetry - Poems Source Type: news

Positive Reframing Disability Model
Positive Reframing Disability describes the stages that people with disabilities experience. Their journeys are not linear. They progress and regress and may go through stages multiple times and/or simultaneously (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 4, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Information Source Type: news

Celebrating All Disabilities
While the ADA has opened doors to inclusion and celebration of people with disabilities there is one group often left out in the celebration - people who have multiple disabilities and are labeled as severely and profoundly impaired (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 29, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Awareness Source Type: news

Wheelchairs Users Least Accommodated Among Marginalized Groups
BraunAbility survey reveals people who use wheelchairs found least accommodated among marginalized groups with only 23% of mobility disability community believing people with mobility challenges are fairly accommodated (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Facts and Statistics Source Type: news

Kathleen M. Cleaver Biography
Biography and information regarding Kathleen M. Cleaver, a writer and article contributer at disabled-world.com (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 25, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disabled World Information Source Type: news

The Magnificent Meyersons : Black Sand Pictures
The Magnificent Meyersons, one ordinary new york city family on an extraordinary day that will change everyone ’s life forever, starring Kate Mulgrew, Richard Kind, Shoshannah Stern, Neal Huff, Daniel Eric Gold and Lauren Ridloff (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

myRTCpara: Trip Management for Paratransit Customers
RTC launches myRTCpara to manage paratransit rides efficiently by allowing paratransit riders and caretakers to book, cancel, and manage rides online (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Public Disability Transport Source Type: news

You Are Indispensable! God Needs You
Marcy Hernandez, founder of Alpha Prayer International and Gracie's Place Art Studio and Design, writes regarding her life with polio and religion (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability and Religion Source Type: news

Worldwide Call for Urgent Action to Improve Physical Activity
Little progress has been made to address physical inactivity, with adolescents and disabled among least likely to have support needed to meet the World Health Organization physical activity guidelines (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Fitness - Nutrition Source Type: news

Boris Johnson Unlocks England from Covid Restrictions Despite Soaring Infection Levels
Well he ’s only gone and done it. Boris Johnson unlocks England from all Covid restrictions despite soaring infection levels (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 19, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Stop Twitter Feed Automatically Refreshing
Here is how you can stop the annoying way your Twitter timeline feed keeps auto refreshing and jumping around before you have finished reading Tweets (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 18, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Electronics/Software Source Type: news

The Journey from Shame to Disability Pride
Using themes from psychosocial applications: positive re-framing, disability acceptance, and disability pride help people with disabilities move from a negative self-concept toward a liberating self-image (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Banging on the Door of Banks: An Experience of a Visually Disabled Person
Masoom Reza, a final year law student at Jamia Millia Islamia, writes on his experience as a visually disabled person trying to open a bank account (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 12, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Corporate Vampires Suck Ads
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to take up class action suit filed by HIV patients who claim CVS Caremark's policy requiring them to obtain medications via mail or drop shipment is discriminatory under Affordable Care Act (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 11, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: USA - Americas Source Type: news

COVID-19 A Leading Cause of Disability
COVID-19 was the 3rd cause of disability for U.S. workers in 2020 and disability claims for behavioral health on the rise (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Facts and Statistics Source Type: news

Ableism to Disability Pride: Transformation Model
Moving from ableism to disability pride is not simple as the world does not shift from discrimination to inclusivity overnight but with perseverance and courage we can move toward personal and systemic change (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Will Dragon Man Fossil Replace Neanderthals as Humans Closest Relative
Near perfectly preserved ancient human fossil known as the Harbin cranium, the largest of known Homo skulls, represents newly discovered human species named Homo longi or Dragon Man (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Anthropology Source Type: news

Convert Dog to Human Age Chart and Calculator
Easy to read table and calculator shows the equivalent dogs age compared to a humans age in years, includes average dog life expectancy in years by breed (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 3, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Dreams for Our Daughter
The dream of independence for a child with a disability may look much different than a dream independence for a normal child - it often requires adaptations and modifications (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Many Teachers Still Don't Use Computers for Teaching
Many teachers worldwide still do not use computers for teaching, and governments should provide them with computers and training to enable students to enjoy a better future (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 22, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Education Source Type: news

Convert Cat to Human Age Chart and Calculator
Chart and calculator provide quick conversion of a cats age in years to an approximate equivalent human age (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 16, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Cat to Human Age Chart and Calculator
Chart and calculator provide quick conversion of a cats age in years to an approximate equivalent human age (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 16, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Study Data Shows There is No Cheating Old Age
Study comparing data reveals increase in human life expectancy is more likely statistical outcome of improved survival for children and young adults, not slowing the aging clock (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 16, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Longevity Source Type: news

Tokyo 2020 Third Version Playbooks
Guidelines cover details for stakeholder groups to help them complete preparations for traveling to and arriving in Japan, their time at the Games, and their departure from Tokyo (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: 2020 Tokyo Source Type: news

Psychosocial Speech Disability (Stuttering): Transforming Ourselves and Society
A psychosocial disability arises when people who stutter interact in a social environment that presents barriers to their equality with others (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Communication Source Type: news

God, Religion and the Socially Disconnected
University of Michigan research study reveals religious people who lack friends and purpose in life turn to God to fill those voids (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability and Religion Source Type: news

EU Disability Strategy: Translating Words to Action
The European Union Disability Strategy is a promising document with commendable proposals and a few flaws, however its implementation will require strong political will and resources (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 9, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Living with a Sibling and Her disABILITY
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the positive and negative effects that a sibling with a disability has on a family and the siblings themselves (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 7, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid Approved for Marketing by FDA
Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid is an aid for diagnosis of ASD in patients 18 months - 5 years of age who are at risk of developmental delay based on concerns of a parent, caregiver, or health care provider (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 3, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: FDA Approvals Source Type: news

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converter Market
Report shows wheelchair accessible vehicle converter market expected to expand due to increase in demand for mobility among population with disability (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 3, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Market Research Source Type: news

Zoomtopia by Interact Theater
An Interact original production presents Zoomtopia in the comfort of your favorite Virtual Space (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 2, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news