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Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Around the world in a wheelchair (Disability Scoop) Cory Lee Woodard’s muscular dystrophy put him in a wheelchair at age 4, but it has not kept him from swimming in Iceland’s … Continue reading
Human Interest: Navigating the stage with a disability (The Wall Street Journal) At a New York Festival of Song concert in November, the organization’s co-founder, pianist Steven Blier, zoomed onto the stage in his battery-operated wheelchair. “This takes a minute, … Continue reading
Human Interest: Boston bombing survivor dances again (United Press International) A professional dancer who lost the lower part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing about a year ago is the recipient of a prosthetic limb specially designed … Continue reading
Human Interest: The “boys” in the bunkhouse (The New York Times) Article reports on the abuse and eventual rescue of 21 men with cognitive and developmental disabilities. The men had been underpaid workers in a turkey processing plant and housed … Continue reading
Education: Disability studies: hot topic on campus (The Wall Street Journal) Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations created a formal concentration on disability studies in 2009. However, in response to increased student demand, it now offers eight courses … Continue reading