- Good Morning America via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 08:52 AM
Those are just a sampling of signs being posted around Pennsylvania in a campaign, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PDDC) and marketing firm Suasion, launched not to offend, but to destigmatize those with disabilities. The "Let's Think Again" campaign, launched statewide last month, aims to use provocative signs to bring more awareness to the stigmas ...
- The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsMay 25 07:57 PM
Students with disabilities have achieved a pass percentage of 89.61 in HSC exams this year. A total of 5,028 such students had appeared for the exams in March this year. “The number of such students may vary with different types of disabilities, but what is heartening is that they have registered a high pass percentage,” said Gangadhar Mhamane, chairman of the Maharashtra State Board of ...
- The RecordMay 25 10:18 PM
With the increase of residents with disabilities living independently across the Pascack Valley, comes an expanded need to offer meal delivery services for them.
- United NationsMay 24 09:05 AM
A new charter to significantly improve living conditions of persons with disabilities during emergencies has been endorsed at the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.
- Science DailyMay 27 07:53 AM
In a new report, researchers report the development of a set of parametric cognitive virtual models of users with disabilities that can be used to simulate the user interaction with Information and communications technology (ICT) applications. This simulation will allow researchers to develop more efficient and accessible ICT applications for people with functional limitations and disabilities.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 19 11:29 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge has threatened to impose up to $1 million in fines annually on the state if it does not take steps to comply with a court-ordered agreement meant to provide better job opportunities to thousands of people with developmental disabilities.
- Montreal GazetteMay 24 06:41 PM
People living with disabilities between the ages of 15 and 34 are more susceptible to lacking help for domestic tasks, compared to those over the age of 65.
- The Christian Science MonitorMay 17 03:10 PM
Sparkle squads combine typically developing students and students with disabilities. The idea came from a 15-year-old who saw the systemic exclusion of disabled students from her high school's activities.
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- The Canadian Press via Yahoo Canada NewsMay 26 06:00 AM
Paul Young says his parents brought him home from hospital expecting he might die as an infant due to the powerful seizures that pulsed through the left side of his body. Instead, he went on to set a lifelong pattern of stubbornly defying the odds, surviving childhood and growing into an orator and advocate for Canadians living with intellectual and physical disabilities. On July 13, the 72-year...
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