Changing the Way the World Views People With Intellectual Disabilities
Special Olympics is a movement that touches me very personally. As a Special Olympics Ambassador for Team USA, I hosted the opening ceremonies of the ...
Possible Medicaid Changes Endangering more than 10 Million People with Disabilities
The United States Senate released their version of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) last week. It is unfortunate that much like the House design of this
Photo series will change the way you see people with disabilities
The photos were shot by fashion photographer Rankin.
Savings Guide for People with Disabilities
Check out our ultimate guide to coupons and additional savings programs offered by retailers for people with a disability.
SPECIAL REPORT: How music therapy is changing lives in Central Texas
From Bob Dylan to The Beatles, musicians have been influencing the masses for decades. Now, music is changing lives in another way.
Farmers House Market provides place for people with disabilities to learn, grow
WESTON, Mo. – It looks like a quiet country store off the highway in Weston, but there is much more to the Farmer’s House Market The non-profit off Highway 273 provides a place for people with developmental disabilities to learn functional and social skills. A group of special needs Park Hill South students visited this week and helped break up seeds, package bread and run the register. Items sold in the store help fund the programs, and the idea is to give students…
Why I Created Fashionable Shoes for People With and Without Disabilities
"I could never find a pair of shoes I could put on independently plus actually be happy and proud to wear."
The story of a doctor who lost his eyesight; fought back and helped 10,000 people with disability...
Dr Jitender Aggarwal, a dentist who lost his vision due to macular degeneration (a leading cause of severe vision loss) is on a mission to transform the lives of persons with disabilities. Today, his ...
How the other horse lives
How the other horse lives ‘How The Other Horse Lives’ aims to raise awareness of the need of working equines in developing countries by showing what they endure on a daily basis compared to well-kept horses here in the UK Charlotte Dujardin is supporting How the other horse lives Brooke’s Global Ambassador Charlotte Dujardin is supporting our How The Other Horse Lives campaign. "I’m supporting Brooke’s new campaign, How The Other Horse Lives. If you want to help, there are lots of ways…
4 Ways to Hire More People with Disabilities
Hiring people with disabilities may seem daunting. Find out how these companies have tested the waters and developed methods to create a workplace that suits the applicants and works for the business.
What Is The White House Trying To Tell People With Disabilities?
The nation's last Republican President, George W. Bush, stated in his first month in office about people with disabilities, "Wherever any barrier stands ...
Why Siri Won't Listen to Millions of People with Disabilities
Speech-recognition systems promise the world. But for more than nine million people with voice ailments, that world is out of reach
25 Amazing People Who Overcame Their Disabilities
Everyone has something that they work to overcome in order to find success in their life. Some people have physical disabilities where as other people have mental or emotional ailments. No matter what it is the point of life is to find the things that you are not being blocked from and become the best you can be. If you ever feel like you cannot accomplish your life goals because of something you are going through then you have to check out there…
Employing People with Disabilities: Why Should You Care?
Those with disabilities are an essential ingredient to any overall diversity effort.
Why are young people scared of disclosing their disability to employers?
More than three-quarters of graduates are afraid to be open about their disability when it comes to applying for jobs, research suggests.
Four Arizona cities rank in top 10 on livability for people with disabilities
WASHINGTON – Four Arizona cities made the top 10 in the nation when it comes to suitable living conditions for people with disabilities, according to a recent ranking of the largest 150 cities. The Wallethub report based the rankings on 23 different measures ranging from lowest cost of in-home services to walkability to number of [...]
Why aren't more people with disabilities on America's Got Talent?
How to be an accommodating host: 10 tips for including people with disabilities in your party
FEATURE — With the holiday season upon us, it’s easy to hold a party where all guests – with and without disabilities – feel welcomed, respected and have fun. All it takes is some planning. Here are some tips to ensure your parties are inclusive, thoughtful and welcoming to all.
4 key tips for reporting on and writing about people with disabilities
Tip #1: Let people with disabilities speak for themselves.
How believing in people changes lives
Michael McKnight, President & CEO, United Way of the Lower Mainland (right) and Mike Killeen, CTV News at 6 anchor with Amanda at the 2017 Scotiabank & United Way Community…