Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: People with Disabilities

Fun 4 the Disabled

At Fun4theDisabled, we believe everyone deserves not only to be included, but celebrated. We create video media and content highlighting opportunities for people with...

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate....

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’?⁠

Recently, an Alberta woman with an obvious physical disability was asked to leave a grocery store and not come back because she could not...

California’s accessible campsites put the outdoors within reach

When Steve Dalton sets up at Yosemite’s Housekeeping Camp, a popular campground along the Merced River with views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls,...

Barbie introduces dolls with wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs

(CNN)Barbie's new looks could help fight the stigma around physical disabilities. In June, Barbie will debut a doll with a prosthetic leg and another that...

Record-breaking wheelchair team pulls plane at Heathrow to help disabled flying charity

https://youtu.be/0myh0ib7T7g UK charity Aerobility has joined forces with British Airways and Heathrow Airport Ltd to set a new record for the Heaviest aircraft pulled over...

These Modular, AI Wheelchairs Can Watch for Obstacles Ahead

Wheelchairs can't yet be summoned via voice commands or connect with other wheelchairs to issues warnings about what's ahead. Dr. Konstantinos Sirlantzis wants to...

‘Changing Places’ Restroom Increases Accessibility For O’Hare Passengers With Disabilities

Chicago (CBS) — O’Hare International Airport now offers a new level of service for travelers with disabilities, and advocates say this is just the...

RI Congressman speaks to Bush’s work defending Americans with disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPRI) -- As thousands made their way to the Capitol on Tuesday to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush,...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Kessler Foundation Highlights Research Advances at 2018 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Foundation demonstrates the application of wearable robotics for individuals with spinal cord injury at United Nations program, The Art of the Possible Each year, the...