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

SMA1 Infant Life-Saving Zolgensma Therapy Unavailable in Canada
Ground-breaking new drug Zolgensma that could stop progression of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 (SMA1) is the most expensive medication in the world (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 15, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Pharmaceutical Source Type: news

Saved and Remade Series Seeking Applications from Disabled Community
Saved and Remade, a new series for BBC Two with presenter Sabrina Grant, is looking for people with disabilities to take part on the show (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 14, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Vichay Phommachan: Deaf Artist, Actor, Model, and Dancer
Biography of Vichay Phommachan an 35 years old deaf artist, actor, model, and dancer born in Thailand and raised in Tecumseh, Nebraska (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 12, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Famous Disabled Source Type: news

IWBF's Non-compliance with 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code
An open letter to interested stakeholders regarding the IWBF's non-compliance with the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 4, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Sports News Source Type: news

How to Create God Mode in Microsoft Windows 10
Instructions to create Windows 10 God Mode folder to provide convenient and accessible access to many of your Microsoft PC computer settings all in the one place (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 4, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Electronics/Software Source Type: news

Online Social Security Video Hearings Due to COVID-19
U.S. Department of Social Security announces an two way online video service for people awaiting a hearing decision (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 4, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Obesity, Smoking, Physical Labor May Explain Disability Disparities
University of Michigan (U-M) study reveals excess body mass, smoking, and manual labor explain a large proportion of disability disparities in the U.S. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Information Source Type: news

Channel 4 Secures Paris 2024 Paralympic Games Broadcast Rights
Channel 4 awarded UK television rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games including multi-platform broadcast rights within the UK (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 28, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: 2024 Paris Source Type: news

Clip-Knix Front Fastening Underwear
Clip-Knix are attractive, front-fastening underwear that can be put on easily without the need to bend or balance on one leg (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Assistive Technology Source Type: news

Campus Maps for Students with Visual Impairments
SAS launches free resources to create and share non-visual digital maps to help open up the higher education experience (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Visual Aids Source Type: news

Using Uncertainty Reduction Theory to Help Students Deal with Stress and Anxiety and Improve Their Overall Classroom Performance
Uncertainty reduction theory assumes uncertainty in new situations makes communication difficult; uncertainty can create frustration and reduced satisfaction; reducing uncertainty can alleviate these negative feelings (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Education Source Type: news

Smart Mouthware: Control Phone or Computer Using Tongue
Smart Mouthware Computer Mouse is a touchpad built into an orthodontic retainer that allows users to move the cursor by moving their tongue across the roof of the mouth (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 2, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Assistive Technology Source Type: news

DOJ Settlement with Bank of America to Resolve Claims of Disability Discrimination and Compensate Victims
Complaint alleges that the Bank of America refused to issue mortgages to individuals who are under guardianships (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Housing Source Type: news

BafA Stimulates Production of New Blood Vessels
Study provides insight about BafA protein that may be further used in regenerative medicine for replacing or regenerating lost or damaged parts of the body (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 23, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Regenerative Medicine Source Type: news

Nearly 50% of Seniors Go Without Essentials During Pandemic
Survey to learn the financial impact of the coronavirus on older Americans indicates almost half of retirees say they have gone without essential items (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 22, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Seniors News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board discuss impact of COVID-19 pandemic across the Paralympic Movement, including the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 11, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: 2020 Tokyo Source Type: news

Towards a Disability-Smart World: Strategies for Global Disability Inclusion
Towards a Disability-Smart World: Developing a global disability inclusion strategy study draws on evidence and case studies from organisations including Shell, Unilever, HSBC, Accenture and Microsoft (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 8, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Information Source Type: news

Call for Immediate Adoption of Wearing Face Masks and Coverings
Cloth face coverings and homemade masks made with the correct material effective in reducing spread of COVID-19 for the wearer and surrounding people (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 7, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical News Source Type: news

ADA and COVID-19 Fraudulent Face Mask Flyers
U.S. Department Of Justice warns of inaccurate flyers and postings regarding the use of face masks and The Americans With Disabilities Act (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news

Disabled Vets Receive Free Lifetime Access to U.S. National Parks
U.S. Senate passes S.327 Wounded Veterans Recreation Act allowing all veterans with service-connected disabilities free lifetime entry to US national parks and federal land (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 26, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Recreation Source Type: news

BigBoxPlay: Fun Modular STEM Toys for Children
BigBoxPlay STEM play system focuses on physical free play, tactile/multi-sensory learning, creativity and imagination for children 2-8 years old and is based on kids love of building forts from cardboard boxes (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 18, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

Lifelong Housing and Job Opportunities for Those with Autism and Neuro-Diversities
Neuro Diverse Living a 501(c)3 nonprofit to develop lifelong housing and job opportunities for those with autism and other neuro-diversities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Neurodiversity Source Type: news

Legal Cannabis Set to Grow Scientific R & D
What legal Cannabis in Canada means for Science showcases research demonstrating how industry developments are expected to promote growth over 50% (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 14, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Source Type: news

656 Down's Syndrome Abortions in 2019
Department of Health and Social Care 2019 abortion statistics show 656 abortions where a baby had Down's syndrome. Under current law, abortion is allowed up to birth if a baby has a disability including Down's syndrome (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 12, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Rare Diseases List and Definitions
Information includes a list of rare diseases and the definition of the term orphan disease, which is sometimes used as a synonym for rare disease (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 9, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability and Health Lists Source Type: news

List of Currently Incurable Diseases
Listing of diseases considered to be incurable including disorders of both infectious and non-infectious, neoplastic, autoimmune, genetic, or metabolic that have no known current cure (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 8, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability and Health Lists Source Type: news

Human Diseases and Disorders Acronyms
List of acronyms, abbreviations, and initials that relate to human diseases and includes both infectious and non-infectious diseases and medical disorders. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 6, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Definitions Source Type: news

eSight and CNIB Foundation Scholarship for Students with Sight Loss
The scholarship will award five students living with sight loss, with eSight eyewear to help significantly enhance their vision making it easier to achieve their academic goals (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 3, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Still Taking it On The Chin: UK'S Continuing Obsession With Herd Immunity
Whether the plan was always to allow the disease to spread uncontrolled through UK population or not, the UK's approach was distinctly out-of-sync with the rest of Europe (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 30, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Lower Out of Pocket Insulin Costs for U.S. Medicare Seniors
Across America, 88 Part D Sponsors applied to the Part D Senior Savings Model to offer enhanced plans with a maximum $35 copay for a broad set of insulins beginning in 2021 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 26, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Medicare Source Type: news

Lower Out of Pocket Insulin Costs for U.S. Medicare's Seniors
Across America, 88 Part D Sponsors applied to the Part D Senior Savings Model to offer enhanced plans with a maximum $35 copay for a broad set of insulins beginning in 2021 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 26, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Medicare Source Type: news

In Service : U.S. Memorial Day 2020
25th May, 2020 is Memorial Day in America, an occurrence observed annually on the last Monday of May, set aside to honor and remember those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

During Pandemic, Disabled Activists Fight a Two-Front War for Their Lives
Op-ed opinion piece looks at critical struggle in Washington and the states to keep seniors and disabled in their homes and not nursing homes that are proving to be dangerous in this new era (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 24, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

OpenPandemics COVID-19 World Community Grid Project
During idle times your computer can run COVID-19 experiments to help predict effectiveness of chemical compounds in inhibiting functions of viral proteins as a possible treatment for Coronavirus (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 23, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Scott Robertson - H.O.W. (Hell On Wheels) - Signs Agreement with Mirror Image Entertainment Inc.
Scott Robertson, professionally known as H.O.W. (Hell on Wheels), signs recording artist agreement with Atlanta Georgia based record company Mirror Image Entertainment Inc. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 23, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Communication Source Type: news

ILCSC Provides Essential Services to Persons with Disabilities During Covid-19 Pandemic Emergency
Persons with disabilities, including youth, older adults and veterans, are benefitting from the information ILCSC is providing for emergency resources (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 20, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Press Releases Source Type: news

Cell Pores Discovery: Hope for Millions of Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Scientists discover new treatment to dramatically reduce swelling after brain and spinal cord injuries, offering hope to 75 million victims worldwide each year (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 18, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Spinal Cord Injury Source Type: news

Lime Connect 2020 Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors with Disabilities
Recipients of the Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship each receive $1,000 in support of their studies at a 4 year university or college in the U.S. or Canada (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Interact Artists Online Exhibition to Raise Money for Disability Visibility
Interact Center for Visual& Performing Arts presents We Are Not Disposable online exhibition by Interact artists to raise money for disability visibility during coronavirus pandemic (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 15, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Art - Artists Source Type: news

Raising the Bar on Classroom Feedback Techniques for All Learners
Elizabeth Barker and Kristin Basinger from The University of Phoenix paper titled Raising the Bar on Classroom Feedback Techniques for All Learners (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 14, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Education Source Type: news

Learning to Fly a Paramotor in a Wheelchair
Thanks to Mike's incredible determination, the awesome Paramotor community and our epic students, Mike is now a fully qualified Paramotor pilot (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 13, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Hobbies Source Type: news

No COLA Likely For 2021 Social Security Benefits Lose 30% of Buying Power Since 2000
Latest U.S. Social Security Loss of Buying Power study by The Senior Citizens League shows Social Security benefits have lost 30 percent of buying power since 2000 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 12, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

COVID-19 Recession Hits Workers with Disability Harder
nTIDE Report featuring Disability Rights Louisiana's Financial Access Inclusion and Resources Program for formerly incarcerated individuals with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 10, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: United States Source Type: news

Largest Analysis Reveals Risk Factors for COVID-19 Death
Risk factors for COVID-19 causes of death by analyzing NHS health data from 17.4M UK adults revealed in the largest analysis of Coronavirus patient records to date (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 9, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Move United: America's Community Based Adaptive Sports Organization
Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA join forces to become Move United, the nation's leading community-based adaptive sports organization (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 5, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Sports News Source Type: news

Can School Districts Carve Out a Placement from the IDEA's Stay-Put Provision?
Arguably a stay put carve out is not enforceable because it violates the IDEA's public policy of protecting the continuity of disabled students'education (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 2, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Legal and Lawyer Source Type: news