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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, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Sports Illustrated honors walker with a cause (Disability Scoop) A week after 15-year-old Hunter Gandee walked to Ann Arbor while carrying his little brother with cerebral palsy, he walked onto the pages … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24

Aqui puede leer este artículo en español Human Interest: The Catastrophe (The New Yorker) In July of 2003, neurologist Oliver Sacks and his colleague Orrin Devinsky were consulted by Spalding Gray, the actor and writer famous for his autobiographical monologues, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 13 to Friday, April 17

Entertainment: Netflix makes a blind superhero accessible to blind audiences (The Washington Post) For its new series “Daredevil,” featuring a hero who acquires superpowers in an accident that blinds him, Netflix was so busy focusing on the superhero’s powers that … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 11 – Friday, August 15

Human Interest: Mothering with mental illness (The Washington Post) A mother living with major depression worries that she cannot be a good enough parent to her three-year-old son. And she is concerned that there is nothing she can do to … Continue reading

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Understanding Depression

On Monday, actor and comedian Robin Williams died after a long battle with depression, as well as addiction and early Parkinsons. His death has inspired tributes and memorials around the world, including a round of “You Ain’t Never Had a … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 4 – Friday, August 8

Education: Numerical learning disability: Dyscalculia linked to difficulties in reading and spelling (Science Daily) Between three and six percent of schoolchildren have an arithmetic-related learning disability, known as dyscalculia. Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, Germany, now show that these … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 9 – Friday Dec 13

Disability News Weekly Roundup -12/9-12/13 Health: Reuters—Psychiatrists less likely to take insurance than others Researchers found only about half of psychiatrists accepted private insurance between 2009 and 2010, compared to almost 90 percent of doctors in other specialties. Dr. Tara … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 2 – Friday Dec 6

Health: Reuters—Mild depression tied to diabetes complications Even mild bouts of depression may worsen the health complications that often go along with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Canadian researchers followed more than 1,000 patients for five years … Continue reading

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