We Laugh So We Don't Cry: Caring for a Disabled Family Member
When you are disabled or care for a disabled person you often have friends who you can share stories with that others don't find interesting or humorous. These are the friends who laugh with us so we don't cry (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 26, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Accessible Tourism Summit Highlights Need of 1 Billion People with Disabilities
Accessible tourism summit calls for global cooperation for inclusion of people with disability and recommends initiatives (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 12, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Travel Source Type: news

Accessible Playground Equipment in Mashhad City, Iran
Mashhad Municipality, the second-largest city in Iran, provides playground equipment for disabled children in the city parks (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 8, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Middle East Source Type: news

Autism: Neurodiversity and Pathology Paradigms
A brief outline and definitions of neurodiversity and pathology paradigms in relation to the autism spectrum and autistic disorders (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Gaming Disorder Disability: Video Game Addiction (VGA)
Information regarding video game addiction, a problematic, compulsive use of video games resulting in significant inability to function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

Scholarships for Autistic Students of Color
Synchrony Scholarship for Autistic Students of Color provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students who belong to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Dubai AccessAbilities Expo 2022
The Dubai 2022 Expo will help fulfil commitment to People of Determination by bringing in the latest technologies, services and initiatives available for them all over the world (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 7, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Events and Public Notices Source Type: news

Becoming rentABLE: Accessible Short-term Rental Accommodation
Becoming RentABLE is redefining what an accessible property looks like in the short-term/vacation rental industry in the United States (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 7, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Travel Source Type: news

Special and Special Needs - Are These Labels Helpful or Harmful?
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver regarding using the words special and special needs to describe children who are disabled or learn differently than their classmates (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 1, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Special Education Source Type: news

Brooklyn Museum Accessible Subway Station Renovation
MTA Construction& Development, Urbahn Architects, and Gramercy Group complete $25.8 Million renovation and ADA upgrades at the Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn Museum Subway Station in Brooklyn, New York (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 18, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Press Releases Source Type: news

Link Between Sport and Life Expectancy
Study reveals in sport, boxers have the shortest life expectancy, where all other sports in the study had a life expectancy ranging from the mid-70s to early 80s, the life expectancy of a boxer was just 67.7 years of age (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Longevity Source Type: news

2022 Medicare Part B Premiums to Rise 14.5%
The Part B increase from $148.50 to $170.10 per month is the highest since 2016 and will consume the entire annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) of Social Security recipients with the very lowest benefits, of about $365 per month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Medicare Source Type: news

Covid-19 in the U.K. Decoding the Anti-lockdown Argument
Paul Dodenhoff examines the lack of reasoning regarding the Covid-19 anti-lockdown stance currently in Britain (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

Micro Car Ebike: PEBL by BetterBike
PEBL by BetterBike are ingenious little vehicles, known as Micro Car Ebikes, that have combined the best of both cars and bikes into smart, healthy, and emission free eco-friendly transportation (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 7, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Mobility Aids/Devices Source Type: news

They Do Not Care About Us - They Have Forgotten Us
This report is based on the key findings and implications from three studies conducted as part of the Inclusive Futures Programme, funded by UK Aid (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 28, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Africa Source Type: news

Changing to a Healthier Lifestyle
List of hints and tips on how to enjoy a healthier, happier life based on recent research that applies to people of all ages (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Fitness - Nutrition Source Type: news

One Button Games for Disabled
One Button Games provides an assortment of games that can be played by users with learning or physical difficulties using a single input device such as single key-press, mouse button, foot mouse or pedal, or other input device (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

Legs4Africa Campaign Supports Those with Limb Differences in Africa
Legs4Africa launches its very own fundraising campaign to raise awareness and £100,000 to support those with limb differences in sub-Saharan Africa (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Charities and Donations Source Type: news

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

Using Pronouns Correctly: Questions, Answers, Information
Information, including often asked questions and answers, regarding sharing our pronouns thereby creating a safer and more supportive community for trans people (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 4, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Sexuality 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