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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, September 21 – Friday, September 25

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Think the disability inclusion movement isn’t about you? Think again (Huffington Post) According to disability advocate Jay Ruderman, people with disabilities comprise the only minority group almost all of us are guaranteed … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22

Funding: “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised millions for ALS Association (The New York Times) The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). About 30,000 Americans have the disease, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup 11/4 – 11/8

Disability News Weekly Roundup -11/4-11/8 Health: Fox News— Depression: The Second Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide New research led by Alize Ferrari from the University of Queensland and the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research in Australia found that depression … 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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Extreme Winter Sports and People with Disabilities

Now that winter is in full swing, the information specialists at NARIC decided to take a look at extreme winter sports and the people with disabilities who enjoy them. Some of the sports that we looked at were not so … Continue reading

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Hojas informativas en español del Centro del Modelo de Sistemas sobre el Conocimiento de Traducción

En el post del blog de ​​hoy, vamos a discutir las hojas de datos informativos proporcionados por MSKTC. El Centro del Modelo de Sistemas sobre el Conocimiento de Traducción (MSKTC) tiene hojas informativas que cubren una amplia gama de temas incluyendo cuidado de la piel y las úlceras por presión, dolor después de la lesión de la médula espinal, la … Continue reading

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Comentario de la película Murderball

Gracias a Netflix, pude alquilar la pelicula Murderball hace algunos fines de semana. Murderball es una película independiente que muestra la vida de los jugadores de rugby en los equipos de Canadá y Estados Unidos  para los juegos Para-Olímpicos y cómo llegaron a unirse a sus equipos. Esta película muestra los atletas parapléjicos en toda su gloria – de levantarse y vestirse en la mañana a practicar su deporte a ir a … Continue reading

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A Review of Murderball

Thanks to Netflix, I got to see Murderball a few weekends ago.  Murderball is an independent movie that showcases the lives of rugby players in the Canadian and American Para-Olympic rugby teams and how they came to join their respective … Continue reading

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New Webinar: Flying with a Wheelchair? Know your rights!

In light of recent news coverage, you might want to sign up for this very informative and fully accessible webinar from the Northwest ADA Center: Flying with Wheelchairs Webinar Knowing Your Rights & Responsibilities at 32,000 Feet The Association for … Continue reading

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Survey Opportunity: Wheelchair User Experiences

Researchers at the University of Connecticut School of Business are conducting a survey on the experiences of wheelchair users: We are research analysts at the University of Connecticut conducting research on wheelchair users. We invite you to participate in this … Continue reading

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