Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: Disability Community

Are disabled teachers getting a raw deal?

Riccardo Paffetti was left paralysed after a sledging accident but six months later he is teaching again. Other disabled teachers aren't so fortunate. It is...

Spinal injury victims show perseverance for life

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Hundreds of victims of spinal injuries demonstrated their enormous perseverance and shared their stories of overcoming adversity at a charity...

PossAbilities participating in the Run Through Redlands

For the second straight year, the Run Through Redlands is teaming up with PossAbilities to welcome wheelchair athletes to the events. A community outreach program...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act Signed by President Obama as Part of Omnibus...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

Use of disability parking tags steadily rising in California

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. - Diabetes has settled in Ira Monatlik's body, enough to weaken the muscles around his eyes. He has a pacemaker, and lately,...

Disaboom CEO Donates Stock to Non-Profit Organizations

(MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Disaboom, Inc. (OTCBB: DSBO), the first online community for people living with or directly affected by disabilities or Functional...

Primolicious – Disability Community

Primolicious is the cozy online gathering place for the DisabilityCommunity where Partners with common interests and challenges connect,share and support one another. A great place...

Disabled activists descend on D.C.

WASHINGTON -- A pair of handcuffs is tucked into one side of Daniese McMullin-Powell's wheelchair -- as always. She keeps a stash of about...

Barbara McKee: Walking can wait

To buoy up the spirits of the Disability community, scientists have dragged out the rats again. Researchers at Johns Hopkins released a report of 15...

Barrier-Free Travel – Book

Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts And Bolts Guide For Wheelers And Slow Walkers, 2nd Edition Candy Harrington Authored by the editor of the leading travel magazine...