How the Politicization of Covid 19 Affects People with Disabilities
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver regarding Covid-19 effects on health and the disability community (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 4, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Website Accessibility Software Global Market Analysis
Detailed study of all the crucial aspects of the Website Accessibility Software market is included in the market report such as market share, production, regions, key players, etc. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 2, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Website Accessibility Source Type: news

Portland Anti-Racism, Disability Justice and Transformative Justice Grants
Portland City approves quarter-million dollars in community grants around anti-racism, disability justice and transformative justice (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 30, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Loans Grants Finance Source Type: news

Learning with Lynette: Autism Acceptance Month Series with Dr. Lynette Louise and Louloua Smadi
The Learning with Lynette videos have been consistently uploaded and made public throughout the month of April, Autism Acceptance Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 28, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Press Releases Source Type: news

Nearly 25% of Youth Admissions to Psychiatric Hospitals Involuntary
For young people with psychosis, the odds of an involuntary rather than voluntary hospitalization were more than three times higher than for those without psychosis (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 28, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Children and Youth Source Type: news

Neurolutions IpsiHand Upper Extremity Rehabilitation System
U.S. FDA authorizes marketing of Neurolutions IpsiHand Upper Extremity Rehabilitation System to facilitate muscle rehabilitation in stroke patients (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: FDA Approvals Source Type: news

Adelaide Disability Expo to be held in May
Adelaide Disability Expo will connect locals living with disability and their carers with NDIS providers providing advice, support and information to maximize NDIS plans and funding (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Events and Public Notices Source Type: news

Hidden Grief Part 2: Grandparents
This is the second part of Hidden Grief by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 23, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Ending Unfair Offset of Military Retiree Pay and Disability Benefits for Veterans
Introducing bipartisan legislation to end unfair offset of retirement pay and disability benefits for military retirees (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 18, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Veterans Source Type: news

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Applies to COVID-19 Related Services
Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) reminds community partners that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to COVID-19 related services (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 17, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: ADA Source Type: news

Anaesthesia Web Helps Children and Parents Prepare for Hospitalization
On Anaesthesia Web children of all ages and cognitive levels learn about the body, what it is like being in hospital and what happens before, during and after anaesthesia and surgery (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Children and Youth Source Type: news

Viruses: Variant, Mutant and Strain Differences
Article examines and describes the difference(s) between variants, mutants and strains when examining and discussing viruses (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Wait Times for Canadian Patients Cost Over $2B in Lost Wages Before COVID-19
Fraser Institute study reveals long waits for medical treatment and surgery cost Canadians almost $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity in 2020 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Canada Disability News Source Type: news

T11 Incomplete: An LGBTQI and Disability Film
T11 Incomplete is not only an LGTBQI love story at its core, but also highlights the disabled community through authentic casting and employing disabled crew (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine (in)equity No Right of Way for EU Disabled
National vaccination strategies do not have clear-cut criteria for prioritising persons with disabilities (PWDs) to receive the COVID-19 vaccine (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Pinwheels and Prevention (Childhood Abuse Prevention Month)
Article by Tsara Shelton looks at the month of April being Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention as well as Autism Acceptance Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

Hidden Grief by Kathleen M. Cleaver
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Medical Triage Explanation and Tag Color Chart
Chart and information concerning medical triage, the process of determining priority of patient treatment by severity of condition or likelihood of recovery with and without treatment (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 6, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Children with Disabilities Often Invisible, Not Heard and Not Counted
Mind the Gap research reveals children with disability are often invisible, as they are overlooked in many child and disability focused laws, policies and programs (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 30, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Ireland Disability News Source Type: news

U.K. Disability Charities to Benefit from Government Funding
The money will fund services to provide practical support for disabled children, set up and expand helplines, and provide mental health and well-being support (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 30, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Charities and Donations Source Type: news

Relief for Student Loan Borrowers with Disabilities During COVID-19
The United States Department of Education announces relief for student loan borrowers with total and permanent disabilities during the COVID-19 emergency (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 29, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Update to Learning Disability Mortality Review - NHS
National Health Service (NHS) announces autistic people will now be specifically included in an improved and expanded LeDeR program (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 27, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

WILD GOOSE Online Art Exhibition
WILD GOOSE is an online exhibition exploring landscape painting through the parallel practices of two artists - Carl Clark and Jack Arthur Wood (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 27, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Art - Artists Source Type: news

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
Book review by Tsara Shelton of the novel Of Women and Salt written by Gabriela Garcia (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Publications Source Type: news

Scaling Up European Action on Disability Policies
Commissioner for Equality, the EESC welcomes new EU Disability Rights Strategy for the next decade, a key moment for the rights of persons with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 26, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Social Security Outreach to Vulnerable During COVID-19
U.S. Social Security Administration outreach to vulnerable populations during COVID-19 Pandemic - Advocates and community organizations can help connect people (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 25, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Anthroposophic Medicine: The Art of Healing Short Film Series
Rooted in the relationship  series of short films on The Art of Healing gives insight into Anthroposophic Medicine (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 24, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

New COVID-19 Variants and Mutations List
Information and list of Variant of Concern (VOC) and Variant Under Investigation (VUI) mutations of COVID-19 coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Best Video Games for Visually-Impaired Gamers
In-depth look at top rated and most accessible video and board games reveals how well the industry supports visually-impaired gamers (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Games - Gaming Source Type: news

Recite Me: Not for Profit Web Accessibility Solution
Recite Me is a cloud-based web accessibility assistive toolbar solution that allows website visitors to customize a site in a way that works best for them (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 9, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Website Accessibility Source Type: news

Walker-Warburg Syndrome Awareness Ribbon
The Walker-Warburg Syndrome Awareness Ribbon features light blue and navy blue colors, representing hydrocephalus, brain malformations and diseases (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Awareness Source Type: news

Everybody Eats - A Mom and Daughter Food Tale
An article by Tsara Shelton in regards to an invitation she and her mom received to write for Eat, Darling, Eat, a website that publishes stories submitted by women around the world (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 5, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

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