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    1. The first class of students with disabilities graduated from the University of Cincinnati on Saturday.              

    2. Artists with disabilities express themselves through art

      CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsApr 30 04:30 AM

      Edmonton's Chrysalis Society showcased the talent of more than 30 artists with disabilities on Friday. Friday's art show stemmed from a program that teaches clients to express themselves using paint, clay, and photography. Alanda Fox said her daughter Morgan hasn't stopped painting or drawing since joining the art program eight years ago.

    3. Anita Kaiser liked being in the fashion industry, but as a model with a disability, she was finding there wasn't much work. "For a long time, people with disabilities were trapped into buying clothes that didn't really work for them," says Kaiser. Much of the accessible clothing on the worldwide market today comes from Toronto-based IZ, a clothing brand for men and women who use wheelchairs.

    4. Despite suffering from a haemorrhagic stroke in 2014 which caused him to lose control of his left hand, 22-year-old Lee Yong Jie was hired as a systems developer in a software company just a year later. He was among 200 people who found work through the SPD's employment support programme in the 2015 financial year, a rise of over 50 per cent from the year before. SPD, formally known as Society ...

    5. Clothing designed for people with disabilities can offer style without compromising comfort, but it is still a niche area in the fashion industry.

    6. AC benefiting disabled students

      KFDA-TV AmarilloApr 28 06:08 PM

      Hundreds of community members gathered to raise funds and awareness for students with disabilities.

    7. To address the deficit of interventions for older children and adolescents with fragile X, MIND Institute researcher Andrea McDuffie and colleagues created an intervention that uses a shared storytelling paradigm and real-time parent coaching, all provided in the home through telecommunications. The small but important study found that the intervention improved adolescent boys' abilities to ...

    8. Federal prosecutors have sued a South Philadelphia restaurant owner, accusing him of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act. The suit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, alleges that John Longacre repeatedly failed to respond to prosecutors' requests about accessibility at his South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St. It says the Tap Room's front entrance and ...

    9. In a bid to encourage persons with disabilities to vote in the upcoming Assembly elections, December 3 Movement, a disability rights organisation, along with the Rotary Club of Chennai East R.A. Puram...

    10. WICKENBURG, Ariz., April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Valerie DiSciascio has been a champion for civil rights for those with disabilities for years.  As a member of the community and active in the schools, Valerie made sure that high school graduates in wheelchairs could "walk" with their class at graduation by creating a wheelchair-friendly path for the ceremony that is still in place today ...

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