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Google Drive - a Complete User Guide.

What is Google Drive? A complete guide how to use it. Cloud (storage), Creation, Collaboration, Communication How to access Google Drive, including from Goog...

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Tom Stub Christiansen's curator insight, August 25, 2013 3:54 AM

En god vejledning til Google+ universet..

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2014 disABILITIES Film Festival and Speaker Series presents “Raising Matty ... - Buffalo Rising

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Do you ever stop to think about who, or what, inspires you?
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Watch An Entire Team Of Teenage Football Players Do Something Very Unexpected

Watch An Entire Team Of Teenage Football Players Do Something Very Unexpected | Disabled News | Scoop.it
I'm not saying you're going to cry. But if you're prone to that sort of thing, have some tissues handy.
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This made the national news. I loved this story.

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Autism Researcher Among Nobel Prize Winners - Disability Scoop

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Autism Researcher Among Nobel Prize Winners
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One of three recipients of this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is a neuroscientist whose research is shedding light on autism.
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This is good news.

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Despite Pushback, Disney Firms Up New Disability Access Policy …

Disney is offering new details about changes to its policy for accommodating theme park visitors with disabilities .
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Despite Pushback, Disney Firms Up New Disability Access Policy …
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This may or may not be good for those with disabilities.

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Unfinished Business: portraying disability in Indigenous Australia

Unfinished Business: portraying disability in Indigenous Australia | Disabled News | Scoop.it
In this photographic essay, Belinda Mason explores disability in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities (Amazing pictures: portraying disability in Indigenous Australia http://t.co/rh3W0dizqs...
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What a beautiful way to illustrate these people and their feelings. So moving.

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Amazing Correlation Between Google +1s and Higher Search Rankings

Amazing Correlation Between Google +1s and Higher Search Rankings | Disabled News | Scoop.it
This year's Search Ranking Factors Study showed a very strong correlation between Google +1s and higher rankings, and there's a compelling reason why. Google+ was built for SEO, and is far better optimized for search than other platforms.

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Good insight into Google and the 1+ that many of us have been giving back to those in our circles. Now we know they help.

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Andy Britnell's curator insight, August 21, 2013 5:56 AM

Interesting breakdown of how Google +1s help your search ranking. I've always said if you love Google ... they'll love you back!

Sameep Shah's curator insight, August 21, 2013 10:24 AM

We always knew that google+ was a fairly high variable but this just proves it even more.

malika bourne's comment, August 23, 2013 2:01 AM
This is very god news.I moved back into the ghost town and I am loving it again.
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Myths about children with special needs | Mumsnet

Myths about children with special needs  | Mumsnet | Disabled News | Scoop.it
Mumsnet campaign This Is My Child challenges myths about children with special needs and parenting children with special needs (Check out @MumsnetTowers' disability myth-busting campaign #ThisIsMyChild http://t.co/ge9JPXTMID)...
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JJJ will still get pension, disability pay - Quincy Journal

JJJ will still get pension, disability pay - Quincy Journal | Disabled News | Scoop.it
JJJ will still get pension, disability pay Quincy Journal August 14, 2013 (WLS) -- The ABC7 I-Team is following the money, from the jewelry, trips and clothing to the celebrity trinkets, all paid for by the Jacksons' "personal slush fund"-- to use...
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There should be a clause when you are found guilty of wrong doing, you forfeit rights to Federal pension

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Weekend Agenda: John Nichols of Disability Resource Group - Crain's Chicago Business (blog)

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Weekend Agenda: John Nichols of Disability Resource Group Crain's Chicago Business (blog) As president of Chicago-based Disability Resource Group, John Nichols spends a lot of time traveling and talking to businesses and organizations about issues...
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Triple heart attack pensioner's warned: Pay up or we'll cut off your panic alarm

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Triple heart attack pensioner's warning from Glasgow City Council: Pay up or we'll cut off your panic alarmA FRAIL pensioner has been left fearing for her life because she can’t afford to pay new p...

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Ageing and Disability Focal Points – providing the essential link - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Ageing and Disability Focal Points – providing the essential link - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Disabled News | Scoop.it
Ageing and Disability Focal Points – providing the essential link Thomson Reuters Foundation You remember my colleague David Lewis talking about the Ageing and Disability Focal Points being set up by CBM and our partner Association of Disabled...
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Learning about your abilities when you have something that challenges you is hard in today's society. This film festival shows all of us how it is done.

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Tighten disability rules for taxpayers - Wisconsin State Journal

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Tighten disability rules for taxpayers
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Yet the 40-year-old officer was able to “retire” on duty disability in June. And since then, he's been paid more than $60,000, which includes salary and other compensation.
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This is someone abusing the disability rules which do need to be tightened in this state. Real disabled people need this money.

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60 Minutes uncovers how the federal disability system is being …

Steve Kroft reports on the alarming state of the federal disability program, which has exploded in size in the last six years and could become the first federal benefits program to run out of money.
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Disability system is in trouble? Really, government benefits are just too big?

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Disney Reportedly Altering Special Needs Access At Parks - Disability Scoop

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Disney Reportedly Altering Special Needs Access At Parks
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Big changes may be in store for a Disney program that has allowed theme-park guests with disabilities to skip to the front of the line for many rides.
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This was abused and has cost those who need it special services.

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malika bourne's comment, October 1, 2013 5:39 PM
In years past I saw so many abuse the system. Kids would tradeoff being in a wheel chair.
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Google Drive - a Complete User Guide.

What is Google Drive? A complete guide how to use it. Cloud (storage), Creation, Collaboration, Communication How to access Google Drive, including from Goog...

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Tom Stub Christiansen's curator insight, August 25, 2013 3:54 AM

En god vejledning til Google+ universet..

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Ruils - Learning Disability Week 2013 - for people with... | Facebook

Ruils - Learning Disability Week 2013 - for people with... | Facebook | Disabled News | Scoop.it
Learning Disability Week 2013 - for people with learning disabilities, their families, carers and friends - come and join Richmond Homes and Lifestyle...
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Disability parking crackdown on handicapped placard violators in Chicago - ABC7Chicago.com

Disability parking crackdown on handicapped placard violators in Chicago - ABC7Chicago.com | Disabled News | Scoop.it
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Disability parking crackdown on handicapped placard violators in Chicago
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Vehicles will be checked and notified that they will be subjected to fines if they are improperly using a placard or disability license plate.
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This is good, but it happens in all major cities, especially in Los Angeles.

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malika bourne's comment, August 23, 2013 2:03 AM
How many people re using late grandma's sigh? Wrong!
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Obama On UN Disability Treaty: 'Get It Done' - Disability Scoop

Obama On UN Disability Treaty: 'Get It Done' - Disability Scoop | Disabled News | Scoop.it
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“ “ President Barack Obama is making a new push for the United States to ratify an international disability rights treaty. ”
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I hope this really carries some weight and is not just hot air. Many countries do not have any disability access or rights so it would be good

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The biggest problem for parents of a child with special needs? Other people

The biggest problem for parents of a child with special needs? Other people | Disabled News | Scoop.it
Joanna Moorhead meets mothers who have inspired a new Mumsnet campaign to change people's attitudes towards children with disabilities Jane McCready is used to her 10-year-old son being gawped at "as if he were a circus freak" but she will never be...

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malika bourne's comment, August 19, 2013 9:02 PM
I think people lack so much knowledge base that they are afraid and act so stupid towards persons with disabilities.
Marie Schoeman's comment, August 19, 2013 11:37 PM
I don't agree. Why do you need knowledge in order to stop being rude and insensitive?
malika bourne's comment, August 20, 2013 12:38 AM
I love honest people, Marie. This is medical statement that says in a socially acceptable way that some people a rude because they have not been taught how not to be rude. And, they chose to be rude.