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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 18 to Friday, April 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Consumer Advocacy: Hearing aid prices under pressure from consumer electronics (The New York Times) The consumer electronics industry is encroaching on the hearing aid business, offering products that are far less expensive and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Arts: How actors with disabilities are educating casting directors (Playbill) Several casting directors and associates affiliated with the Casting Society of America (CSA) have partnered with the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 21 to Friday, March 25

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: UCF Students with disabilities find their place on campus (Orlando Sentinel) This story introduces a freshman at the University of Central Florida (UCF) who is one of a handful of students with … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11

Caregiving: Living with the parents I’m losing to Alzheimer’s (The New York Times) In 2010, after several disturbing phone calls from and about her aging parents, Elizabeth Wolf moved back from Vermont to her parents’ home in New Jersey. She … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 4 to Friday, January 8

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Diagnostics: NPR program highlights over the telephone hearing test (The Hearing Review) A recent National Public Radio (NPR) Morning Edition program featured a hearing test that consumers can take over the phone to … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 4

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Peyton’s Awesome Virtual Self, a robot that allows girl with cancer to attend school (The Washington Post) The robot has a little girl’s face and her soft voice. It comes to life … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: When a toddler with cerebral palsy couldn’t ride in a shopping cart, this grocery store found a solution (The Washington Post) King Soopers supermarket in Loveland, Ohio, has purchased a special … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 10 – Friday, August 14

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Accessibility: Disabled Luke Kenshole was ‘kicked off’ flight to US because he was in a wheelchair (Western Daily Press – UK) A British airline passenger says he was removed from a flight to … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 25 – Friday, May 29

Human Interest: Blind mother-to-be gets the chance to ‘see’ her unborn son for the very first time after doctors surprise her with a 3D printout of his ultrasound (VIDEO) (Daily Mail – UK) Thanks to 3-D printing technology, a blind … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 13

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Culture: Being funny is Shannon DeVido’s world (The Philadelphia Inquirer) Shannon DeVido gets her laughs as a stand-up comedian, improvisational sketch artist, and host of her YouTube show, “Stare at Shannon.” “I’ve done … Continue reading

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