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Inclusion: The Importance of Being Seen

What does inclusion mean? More than just “being included” or “not being excluded,” inclusion provides a sense of belonging, feeling respected and valued for who you are. Inclusive communities work to prevent or remove barriers, physical or otherwise, so everyone … Continue reading

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Inclusión: La importancia de ser visto

¿Qué significa la inclusión? Más que simplemente “ser incluido” o “no ser excluido”, la inclusión proporciona un sentido de pertenencia, un sentimiento de ser respetado y valorado por quien usted es. Las comunidades inclusivas trabajan para prevenir o eliminar las … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad – Lunes, 29 de Septiembre – Viernes, 3 de Octubre

Interés Humano: Hermanos toman viaje por carretera estadounidense antes de que sean ciegos (CNN) Hace seis años, dos hermanos que habían sido diagnoticados con choroideremia, un trastorno genética que conduce progresivamente a la ceguera, fueron en un viaje por carretera … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Carry On: Brotherhood, Struggle, Success within Disability

ESPN recently aired “Carry On: Why I Stayed”, a follow-up to its 2009 documentary “Carry On” featuring  Cleveland-native high school wrestler’s Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton. In 2009 the sports network’s cameras followed both young men and chronicled their journey … Continue reading

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The Reality of a ‘Push Girl’

“Real” housewives have their shows, so do cooks, bounty hunters, and any number of other professionals and social-types. But seldom are there shows that represent the community of people living with disabilities. And when there are, it’s even rarer to … Continue reading

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Watch This: MS from A to Z

The University of Washington Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center has teamed with the Research Channel to present a new series for people with multiple sclerosis, their families and friends, and their healthcare providers. On the first Tuesday of … Continue reading

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Meet This: FCC announced new working group to study closed captioning and video description

The Federal Communications Commission announced the establishment of a technical working group to study digital closed captioning and video description issues. The group will focus on issues of accessibility in television programming for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, … Continue reading

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