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Elderly and disabled mom pines for love | Free Malaysia Today

Elderly and disabled mom pines for love | Free Malaysia Today | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
PETALING JAYA: A little panic crept into the excitement of a handicapped woman as she met the press for the very first time. A visit to her home revealed h...
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Record numbers attend Borders disability sports festival | Border Telegraph

Record numbers attend Borders disability sports festival  | Border Telegraph | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
A SPORTS Activity Festival organised by Borders Sport and Leisure for pupils with a disability has attracted a record number of participants.
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Young, disabled and stuck in a nursing home for the elderly - Al Jazeera America

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Al Jazeera America Young, disabled and stuck in a nursing home for the elderly Al Jazeera America In one life, Boyd is a graduate student in counseling at the University of Montevallo, a small liberal-arts school about 30 minutes from where he lives.
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‘It’s gorgeous,’ mom says of her son’s new and improved class picture

‘It’s gorgeous,’ mom says of her son’s new and improved class picture | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
Anne Belanger shed many tears this week, overwhelmed by the public support she got after speaking out
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Disabled students forced into manual labor - WND.com

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Disabled students forced into manual labor
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Canadian class photo shows physically disabled 7-year-old, Miles Ambridge ... - New York Daily News

Canadian class photo shows physically disabled 7-year-old, Miles Ambridge ... - New York Daily News | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
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Canadian class photo shows physically disabled 7-year-old, Miles Ambridge ...
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His mother says it was discrimination against the physically disabled.
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Here's a chance to fight for disabled people's mobility - The Guardian

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The Guardian Here's a chance to fight for disabled people's mobility The Guardian We need to pause to consider three issues: the background to this decision, the timing of the proposed consultation and, most importantly, what this development means...
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Disabled Ohio mom and her child held captive as house slaves for two years - New York Daily News

Disabled Ohio mom and her child held captive as house slaves for two years - New York Daily News | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
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Disabled Ohio mom and her child held captive as house slaves for two years
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Four suspects have been charged with holding a mentally disabled mom and her child captive in an Ashland, Ohio home for two years.
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In NYC, A Play Festival Spotlights Stories Of Disability - NPR

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Ike Schambelan doesn't like thinking about disability, and he's guessing you don't either. "We hate it. We do not want to see it," he says.
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UNISON | 'Disability hate crime has no place in 21st century Britain' | News articles

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#UNDC13 news: 'Disability hate crime has no place in 21st century Britain': http://t.co/8RmP9T4QQC
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Amputee Skateboarder Hopes to Inspire Others - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Comer said his physical disability didn't keep him from pursuing his passion, and on Saturday he will be inspiring others to do the same.
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We asked you: Should severely disabled students take standardized tests? - Orlando Sentinel

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We asked you: Should severely disabled students take standardized tests?
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What disabled children ... are receiving is not an education but occupational therapy. It should be handled by the health-care system, not the schools.
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Accessible Arts - People with disability: tell the City of Sydney what you want for your creative life.

What kind of creative life do you want for Sydney? The City of Sydney is asking... (RT @artsaccessaust: Are you a person with #disability living in #Sydney?
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The Tory vilification of disabled people is truly sick

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John O'Donoghue: George Osborne's plans to force disabled people into work will only create more hostility towards those who are already vulnerable (RT @BlamelessBadger: The Tory vilification of disabled people is truly sick | John O'Donoghue
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Disability Rights Group Presses Speaker Boehner On ACA Provisions

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A group of 50 Texans in wheelchairs are among the crowd outside the Washington D.C. office of U.S.
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Disability & disaster reduction - Meet Kazol, ready for next disaster - Reuters AlertNet

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Disability & disaster reduction - Meet Kazol, ready for next disaster Reuters AlertNet On 13 October, CBM celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction.
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Disabled golfers hit the links in South Africa - NBCNews.com (blog)

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The Nedbank South African Disabled Golf Open is one of the top disabled golf tournaments in the world with more than 60 competitors from various nations.
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Starbucks pickup counters discriminating against disabled? - KMSP-TV - FOX 9 News

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Starbucks pickup counters discriminating against disabled? - KMSP-TV
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The plaintiffs contend that the higher counters, which are used to pass hot liquids, discriminate against disabled customers and pose safety risks.
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Miss Iowa says disability doesn't define her - USA TODAY

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Miss Iowa says disability doesn't define her
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"One of the reasons I'm doing this is to prove that people with disabilities are just like everybody else, and they can accomplish things just like everybody else," she said.
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Viral Photo Sparks Debate About Inclusion - Disability Scoop

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Viral Photo Sparks Debate About Inclusion
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A second grade class photo is stirring outrage online after a student who uses a wheelchair was depicted sitting apart from his peers.
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Seriously, We Have to Stop Giving Away Free Parking to the Disabled - The Atlantic Cities

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There is no good way to ask this without sounding like a jerk, but here it is: Do disabled people really need free parking?
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For Those With Autism, Sound Of Human Voice May Be Unpleasant - Disability Scoop

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For Those With Autism, Sound Of Human Voice May Be Unpleasant
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New research may help explain why individuals with autism often fail to grasp the social and emotional elements of speech.
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Disability for beginners | Disability Now

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Disability for beginners - http://t.co/tmEFwTZQo8
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Milton family fights to get disabled teen in Special Olympics - WSB Atlanta

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Milton family fights to get disabled teen in Special Olympics
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A Milton family says they're shocked and angry their disabled son isn't being allowed to participate in this year's Special Olympics.
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Some Disabilities Are Actually Quite Good For Society | Education on GOOD

Some Disabilities Are Actually Quite Good For Society | Education on GOOD | Disability & Media Online | Scoop.it
When my younger son was diagnosed with ADHD, the school psychologist ticked off a list of symptoms (hyperactivity, impulsivity, distractibility, etc.) and recommended medication. "Why," I asked, "Do you consider his learning issues a disability?
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