The Relationship of Food and Health : Jasmin Peschke
Jasmin Peschke finds it essential to look beyond the ingredients and understand food quality as an expression of the relationship with the lifeworld (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Food Security Source Type: news

Providing U.S. Disabled Veterans Both Disability and Retired Payments
The Major Richard Star Act would repeal current unfair offset, allowing disabled veterans to receive both retirement pay and disability compensation (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Veterans Source Type: news

Invisible Illnesses: Underlying Medical Problems
Invisible disability expert Dr. Diana Driscoll discusses Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), vagus nerve disorders, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), and similar invisible illnesses (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Invisible Disability Source Type: news

Growing Evidence That Mentally Ill Youths Become Less Healthy Adults
Studies suggest mental health struggles in early life can lead to poorer physical health and advanced aging in adulthood (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 17, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Psychological Disorders Source Type: news

European Space Agency Seeks Parastronaut Recruit
ESA looking to recruit first disabled parastronaut for possible space missions to the International Space Station (ISS), The Moon and Mars (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 17, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Employment Source Type: news

Amtrak Compensates People with Disabilities Facing Station Barriers
U.S. railway company Amtrak starts compensating disabled experiencing inaccessibility at rail stations (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Accessibility Source Type: news

Hank and Emma Faye to Teach Children Sign Language, Inclusivity, and Kindness
Deaf host debuts a new video series, Hank and Emma Faye, on KLRN PBS to teach children sign language, inclusivity, and kindness (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

' Making Sense' Film Stars People with Disabilities Representing Primary Senses
Independent feature film Making Sense starring people with disabilities representing five primary senses to premiere at Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

Love, Lies, and Language Barriers
Tsara Shelton writes on some of the barriers encountered having moved to the province of Quebec, Canada (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 29, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Agree on Ways to Strengthen Social Security and Medicare
Older Americans agree on ways to strengthen Social Security and Medicare, according to surveys by The Senior Citizens League (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Seniors News Source Type: news

Free Online Training and Wellbeing Workshops for Deaf and Disabled Artists Affected by Pandemic
Disabled led theatre company Graeae announces Beyond: Develop FREE online wellbeing and Creative Professional Development workshops for Deaf and disabled artists affected by the COVID-19 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 21, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

Phoenix Instinct AI Powered Smart Wheelchair Wins Toyota Mobility Challenge
Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta Challenges, announces the winner of $4 million global Mobility Unlimited Challenge in virtual event (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 20, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Press Releases Source Type: news

Cancer Care Adaptations and Innovations Through COVID-19
On World Cancer Day UICC shines a light on responses to COVID-19 pandemic by world cancer organization's and individuals struggling to maintain progress in cancer care (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 20, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Treatment of Cancer Source Type: news

World Cancer Day Awareness
Outline of World Cancer Day and associated events focused on cancer awareness which takes place each year on the 4th February (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 19, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Awareness Source Type: news

Pakistan Will Fail To Reach Sustainable Development Goals Without Focus on Disability
In Pakistan people with disabilities often have higher health care needs, but may find it difficult to access services (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 12, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Political Source Type: news

Pakistan Will Fail To Reach the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) Without Focus on Disability
In Pakistan people with disabilities often have higher health care needs, but may find it difficult to access services (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 12, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Political Source Type: news

What 2020 Taught Me About Disability in the UK
Paul Dodenhoff reports on how the current COVID-19 global pandemic has further highlighted people with disabilities are still actively discriminated against (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 4, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Why We Revolt: A Patient Revolution for Careful and Kind Care
Book review of Why We Revolt: A Patient Revolution for Careful and Kind Care written by Victor Montori (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 28, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Stop Therapy Doll Shaming - A Personal Plea
A personal plea by Thecla, a survivor of childhood abuse and bullying, to stop therapy doll shaming and discrimination (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Metolazone Could be Key to Increased Lifespan
Existing anti-hypertension drug Metolazone can activate mitochondrial stress response that prolongs lifespan shows potential for re-purposing into anti-aging pharmaceutical drugs for humans (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Longevity Source Type: news

U.S. Federal Legislation Prevents Organ Transplant Discrimination
Charlotte Woodward Organ Transplant Discrimination Prevention Act prohibits discrimination against individuals based on their disability when seeking an organ transplant (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Information Source Type: news

LED Lights Found to Kill Coronavirus Quickly and Cheaply
The research has both commercial and societal implications, given the possibility of using LED bulbs in all areas of our lives, safely and quickly (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 22, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games
Facts and information regarding The Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games sporting program an international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 16, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Sports Source Type: news

Ireland: Persons with Disabilities Health Survey Results
Information, including facts and statistics regarding the results of the Irish Health Survey 2019, Disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 16, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Ireland Disability News Source Type: news

New Scotland Child Disability Payment
The Scottish Child Disability Payment pilot areas have been announced and initial applications are to be taken in three local authority areas (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 10, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Mother's Empathy and Epigenetic Changes to Oxytocin Gene Link
Research article regarding study that shed light on inter-connectedness among Oxytocin gene, brain structure, and maternal empathy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 9, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Research Source Type: news

Mother's Empathy Linked to Epigenetic Changes to Oxytocin Gene
Research article regarding study that shed light on interconnectedness among Oxytocin gene, brain structure, and maternal empathy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 9, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Research Source Type: news

Voiceitt Makes Alexa Accessible for Disabled
Voiceitt announces people with speech impairments will now be able to use the Voiceitt mobile app to access and interact with Amazon Alexa (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 5, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Apps Source Type: news

Emotional, Social, and Developmental Benefits of Gaming
Expert psychologists and doctors reveal the benefits of gaming, especially during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 4, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

The Brain Broad's COVID-19 Response
A few of the changes Dr. Lynette Louise, The Brain Broad, made due COVID restrictions (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 3, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

Diversity in the TV Industry
How accurately minorities are represented in TV Industry jobs compared with presence in wider UK workforce and national population (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Discrimination Source Type: news

Disability Bias in AI Hiring Tools and Legal Protection
Artificial Intelligence (AI) bias in job hiring and recruiting causes concern as new form of employment discrimination (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Legal and Lawyer Source Type: news

3dRudder Foot Mouse
The 3dRudder Foot Mouse is designed for people who are unable to use a standard mouse using hands, but still need the use of a mouse (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Electronics/Software Source Type: news

U.S. FBI Hate Crime Statistics 2019
FBI hate crime data submitted by 15,588 law enforcement agencies provide information about offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Facts and Statistics Source Type: news

Gona Rubian Ranesa: Reynols New Studio Album
New music studio album Gona Rubian Ranesa by Reynols, one of the longest running inclusive rock bands led by Down Syndrome drummer/singer Miguel Tomas ín (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 11, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Communication Source Type: news

Tidal Basin Revitalization - Disability Community Voice Vital
FDR Memorial Legacy Committee mission to ensure disability community efforts at FDR Memorial in Washington DC become part of the Memorial's educational materials, visitor information, and collective memory. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 29, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Press Releases Source Type: news

Doctors Telling Patients Get Flu Shot this Season
Majority of U.S. doctors (92%) tell patients to get the flu shot and majority of physicians and doctors worldwide believe second wave of COVID-19 likely (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Hearing Aids Market Worth $7 Billion by 2025 - CAGR: 3.9%
Report published by Polaris Market Research reveals the global hearing aids market is anticipated to reach USD 6,992.1 million by 2025 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 22, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Market Research Source Type: news

1.3% COLA Benefit Increase for 2021 | Social Security
U.S. Social Security Administration announces Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for Americans to increase 1.3 percent in 2021 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 13, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Free Virtual Acting Courses For People With Physical Disability
Angel City Sports presents virtual acting workshops with free 8 week course designed for those with physical disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 8, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Events and Public Notices Source Type: news

United Through Sports 2020 World Virtual Youth Festival : IPC
IPC and multiple sport organisations have partnered with United Through Sports to launch 2020 World Virtual Youth Festival to get youngsters around the world active during COVID-19 pandemic (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Sports News Source Type: news

Proposed Changes to Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation : Canadian Government
Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID) is a complex and deeply personal issue. Article outlines reintroduced proposed changes to Canada's Criminal Code provisions on MAID (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: End-of-Life - Palliative Care Source Type: news

Live Well By Eating Green Foods
Naturopaths have recommended the use of green foods to enhance the treatment of diseases such asthma candida lupus and HIV (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Fruit - Vegetables Source Type: news

Medicare Health and Drug Plans - Are You Paying Too Much?
Chances are high that most retirees are paying too much for their Medicare health and drug plans, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 30, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Retirement Source Type: news

Public Sector EU Websites Must Now Be Accessible
All European public-sector bodies now legally obliged to have accessible websites for all members of the public including persons with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Website Accessibility Source Type: news

NCPD ID Cards for Persons with Disabilities and Disability App
National Commission for Persons with Disabilities proposes mobile app for persons with disabilities and their families in addition to creation of an ID Card for persons with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Information Source Type: news

Event with Paralympians Tatyana McFadden, John Boie and Rose Hollermann
Digital Day Dream event on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00pm EST with Paralympians McFadden, Boie, and Hollermann inspires kids with life-altering conditions (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 20, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Events and Public Notices Source Type: news

Traipsin Global On Wheels Podcast and Platform
Traipsin Global On Wheels (TGOW) provides a platform and podcast to inform and advance disability rights and advocacy work in the area of climate change, travel, and fitness (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 18, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Podcasts Source Type: news

Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Paralympic Games Media Rights
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) launches requests for information for Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Paralympic Games media rights in Europe (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Paralympic Games Source Type: news

2021 COLA: 1.3% Predicted
U.S. Social Security recipients likely to get 1.3 percent cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 - the 2nd lowest ever paid, according to The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 16, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news