I'mPOSSIBLE Award : Call for Nominations Launched
Agitos Foundation launches call for nominations for I'mPOSSIBLE Award, to be presented at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 6, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: 2020 Tokyo Source Type: news

Human Laterality Information and Right or Left Hand Test
Information, facts and statistics regarding human laterality, the preference for one side of the body over the other. Includes right or left handedness test (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 4, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Arise'Sir' Iain Duncan Smith: But Should There Be a Criminal Investigation Over His Mistreatment of Disability?
Paul Dodenhoff writes on Iain Duncan Smith being rewarded for bullying disabled people into oblivion in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's, New Year's Honours list (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 2, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Political Source Type: news

2020 Canadian Employer Summer Job Funding Applications Start
The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program helps employers create quality summer job opportunities and provide valuable work experience for youth aged 15 to 30 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Employment Source Type: news

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates - Warnings - Statistics
Regular updates, statistics, warnings, and current information resources from the U.S. CDC regarding the new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news

Coronavirus Updates - Warnings - Statistics
Regular updates, statistics, warnings, and current information resources from the U.S. CDC regarding the new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news

2019 World Coronavirus: Updates - Warnings - Statistics
Regular updates, statistics, warnings, and current information resources from the U.S. CDC regarding the new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news

Wheelchair Basketball May be Removed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
IPC warns International Wheelchair Basketball Federation of possible removal of wheelchair basketball from upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 31, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: 2020 Tokyo Source Type: news

Wuhan 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Information regarding new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), reported as causing outbreak of respiratory illnesses in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and early 2020 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 29, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

2019-nCoV Coronavirus Detected in U.S. - First Travel Related Case
U.S. CDC confirms first case of 2019-nCoV Coronavirus in the state of Washington, U.S. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

UK Paramedic Students to Benefit from Additional NHS Funding
Students studying to become paramedics, radiographers and physiotherapists will be among those receiving the new financial support from September 2020 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 21, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: United Kingdom Source Type: news

Cervical Hernias Can Cause Brain Damage Research Reveals
Specialist reserchers detect brain damage in patients with cervical hernias by using neuroimage and artificial intelligence techniques (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Spinal Cord Injury Source Type: news

Fitzpatrick Scale Skin Type Test and Result Information
Fitzpatrick skin type classification table denoting the six different skin types, colors, and reaction to UV sun exposure, includes self test to define your own skin classification (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Trump Seeks to Slash Social Security Benefits for Disabled
Under proposed change the U.S. government would look more closely at whether certain disability insurance recipients still qualify as disabled after they have already been awarded benefits (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 15, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: USA - Americas Source Type: news

Boris Johnson Wins: But a Conservative Administration Still Pose a Considerable Existential Risk to British Disabled People
Paul Dodenhoff discusses Boris Johnson and the British Conservative Party win in the UK 2019 general election and what it means for Britain's disabled people (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Political Source Type: news

New Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Clinical Trial Begins Enrollment
Clinical trial of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation versus Best Available Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (BEAT-MS) begins enrollment (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Clinical Trials Source Type: news

Human Heart Cells Printed with 3D Bioprinter on International Space Station
A 3D bioprinter privately owned by an American company has successfully printed with a large volume of human heart cells aboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical 3D Printing Source Type: news

Celebration of ADA 30th Anniversary All Year Long
The ADA anniversary will serve as a key component of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month - NDEAM - observance in October (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 6, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: ADA Source Type: news

Sleep, Diet, Exercise, and Social Life Equals a Healthy Brain
Brain health, like physical health, depends on lifestyle factors including diet, exercise and proper sleep, all of which reduce inflammation (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 21, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: The Human Brain Source Type: news

EESC Urges Commission to Make Disability Rights Strategy Far More Ambitious
EESC recommendations for EU Disability Rights Agenda urges European Commission to take them into account when drawing up strategy affecting lives of over 100M people with disability in Europe (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 18, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Difference Between a Cold and the Flu
The flu (influenza) and the common cold may share a number of symptoms. However, there are important differences regarding the effects of their symptoms (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 14, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Influenza - Colds Source Type: news

Common Cold and Influenza Symptoms and Difference
The flu (influenza) and the common cold may share a number of symptoms. However, there are important differences regarding the effects of their symptoms (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 13, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Influenza - Colds Source Type: news

New Bone Bandage Accelerates Repair of a Break
Pro-Healing Biochemical bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at site of a bone break to accelerate and improve natural healing process (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 13, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Research Source Type: news

Why Don't We Hire Disabled People? The Struggle of Getting a Job
Op-Ed on unemployment for disabled people asks: why don't we hire disabled people, and comments on the struggle of getting a job (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 12, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

Are Disabled People Losing the Equality Fight in Britain?
British writer Paul Dodenhoff writes on the upcoming U.K. election and asks whether people with disabilities are losing the equality fight in Britain (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 11, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Discrimination Source Type: news

Qatar Launches Declaration to Promote Rights of Over 1.5 Billion People with Disabilities
Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) launches the Doha Declaration at the closing ceremony of the Doha International Conference on Disability and Development (DICDD) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 8, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Middle East Source Type: news

U.S. Social Security Benefit Taxation Thresholds Have Never Been Adjusted
Nearly 50% of retiree households report a portion of their Social Security benefits are now subject to taxation (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 3, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Taxes - Tax Breaks Source Type: news

U.S. Department of Social Security Open Hours
U.S. Department of Social Security public hours at offices nationwide and Wednesdays will return to full public service hours (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 2, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

ILCSC 43 Years of Independence - Awards Dinner a Big Success
Supporters joined in the celebration at Encino Banquet and Garden in Tarzana, to share in the presentations of this year ’s ILCSC Awards (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 24, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: USA - Americas Source Type: news

JAR 914: Father Declares War on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
New Jersey dad declares war on son's incurable disease - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. JAR of Hope nonprofit funds start of medical infusions to slow rare disease that effects 20,000 in U.S. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 19, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: USA - Americas Source Type: news

Reporting U.S. Social Security Imposter Phone Scam Calls
United States Social Security Administration and its inspector general announce new online reporting form for imposter scam calls (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 19, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Benefit Cheats Source Type: news

Disabled Veterans and Certain Caregivers Can Soon Shop in Army & Air Force Exchange Service Stores
U.S. Department of Defense to welcome home disabled veterans and certain caregivers with Army and Air Force Exchange Service in-store shopping privileges (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 15, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Veterans Source Type: news

Disabled Vets and Some Caregivers Can Soon Shop in Army & Air Force Exchange Service Stores
U.S. Department of Defense to welcome home disabled veterans and certain caregivers with Army and Air Force Exchange Service in-store shopping privileges (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 15, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Veterans Source Type: news

Improving Air Travel Accessibility and Inclusion
International Air Transport Association (IATA) concludes Global Accessibility Symposium seeking to improve air travel experience for passengers with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 14, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Air Travel Source Type: news

The Sunflower Lanyard Program for Hidden Disabilities
Information regarding the invisible disability sunflower lanyard program where a lanyard is worn around the neck to let others know you have hidden disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 8, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Awareness Source Type: news

Humanitarian Crisis in the Sahel
Large-scale population displacements, armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the 3 border zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 8, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Africa Source Type: news

Humanitarian Crisis in the Sahel - ALIMA Strengthens Rapid Response Mechanism
Large-scale population displacements, armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the 3 border zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 6, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Africa Source Type: news

How Neurodiversity Could Help Improve Your Workforce
By limiting a hiring search to team player candidates could companies restrict their chances of benefiting from diverse innovative thinkers and value added employees (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 2, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Neurodiversity Source Type: news

Important Safety Tips and Guidelines for Halloween
Hints and tips provided by authoritative sources including U.S. FDA, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enjoy a safe Halloween (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 24, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news

Pitch Black: A Dusklight Story - Accessible Audio Game
Pitch Black is a binaural audio game, entirely accessible to blind and partially sighted people, featuring a fully traversable 3D environment with compelling story, created entirely through sonic environments (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 22, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

Innovative Design Competition Shines Spotlight on Spinal Injuries
Competition to discover new generation of designers for people living with spinal injuries. Winning entry receives £3000 and £2000 to be awarded to the winning team's university (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 12, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Competitions/Contests Source Type: news

ILCSC Celebrating 43 Years of Independence
Independent Living Center of Southern California (ILCSC) on Thursday, November 4th, 2019, will be celebrating 43 years of providing services to persons with disabilities over the years to obtain Independence in their lives (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 9, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Independent Living Source Type: news

Seksi Spokes: Colored Covers for Wheelchair Spokes
Dr. Gene Emmer from RehaDesign has just announced the launch of Seksi Spokes, colored covers for wheelchair spokes. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 20, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Wheelchair Accessories Source Type: news

Daymak All Terrain Boomerbeast 2 Mobility Scooter
Daymak Boomerbeast 2 is the first all terrain electric mobility scooter with fast-charging battery technology (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 19, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: All Terrain Source Type: news

Gracie's Place Art Studio
What began primarily as nature art, has also blossomed into a popular pet portrait art studio for pet owners who adore their pets (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 18, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Art - Artists Source Type: news

1.6% COLA Estimate for 2020
2020 U.S. Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) benefit boost estimated to be 1.6 percent (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 13, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Art and Disability
Marcy Hernandez discusses art and disabilities. Includes getting motivated to start an art project, and lists some well known famous artists with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 11, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Art - Artists Source Type: news

Traveling Barbers In-Home Hair Care Services for The Disabled
The Traveling Barbers offer professional mobile barber and hairstylist services for in-home hair care for persons with disabilities and individuals with special-needs (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 6, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Home Products Source Type: news

Tickets for 2020 Tokyo Paralympics On-sale from 5th September 2019
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announce international tickets and packages for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be available from Thursday 5th September 2019 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 4, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: 2020 Tokyo Source Type: news

Diversity in the Gaming Industry
New scoring system that ranks games based on their representation of race, gender and disabilities reveals there is still a long way to go to accurately represent the diverse communities playing them (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 31, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news