Disability News: Stories, Events & Publications


Disabled World News features a roundup of health and disability news articles and stories from around the globe focusing on issues relating to disabilities.

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The Disabled World Disability News category covers the latest information affecting people living with a disability, their families, and carers.

This news section includes community support programs, sports and cultural happenings, along with issues of medical concerns, current and future treatments available, and care options.

You'll also find documents relating to accessibility laws and legislation, disability rights issues, disability insurance and healthcare, special needs education, and some of the latest clinical trials and medical research findings.

In addition we also publish fundraising efforts and coming events, as well as outreach and disability/health awareness initiatives.


Our Editorials section includes Political, Technology, and Veterans opinion pieces.


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Latest Disability News Publications

Holly Robinson Peete speaks at Gatepath Event on importance of hiring people with disabilities - Special announcement about son RJ landing job with Los Angeles Dodgers.

A new charter to significantly improve living conditions of persons with disabilities during emergencies has been endorsed at the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit.

St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program will revitalize and lend the equipment for free.

In her report, Ms. Devandas Aguilar urges all governments to engage in direct consultation with organizations of people with disabilities.

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act introduced in Congress to eliminate waiting period for Social Security Disability Insurance for people with ALS.

A list from the U.S. Social Security listing the top 200 baby names for boys and girls.

World first disability led push-run takes place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 4 September 2016.

Many servicemembers are separated on other than honorable terms for behavioral symptoms related to PTSD which disqualifies them from VA benefits, including VA healthcare.

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