Disability Benefits, Facts, Statistics, Resources Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-05
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Positive Reframing Disability describes the stages that people with disabilities experience. Their journeys are not linear. They progress and regress and may go through stages multiple times and/or simultaneously.
Charlotte Woodward Organ Transplant Discrimination Prevention Act prohibits discrimination against individuals based on their disability when seeking an organ transplant.
National Commission for Persons with Disabilities proposes mobile app for persons with disabilities and their families in addition to creation of an ID Card for persons with disabilities.
University of Michigan (U-M) study reveals excess body mass, smoking, and manual labor explain a large proportion of disability disparities in the U.S..
Towards a Disability-Smart World: Developing a global disability inclusion strategy study draws on evidence and case studies from organisations including Shell, Unilever, HSBC, Accenture and Microsoft.
List of locations and contact information of places that provide Disability ID Cards, or similar forms of identification for people with disabilities.
Basic facts, statistics and information regarding disabilities from South American Countries.
Study reveals experiencing stigma, severity of disability, and a persons age and income level help determine whether someone considers themselves to be disabled.
New employment model piloted by Aramark people with intellectual and developmental disabilities could have better odds at getting meaningful work and an independent life.
Reducing or eliminating five common risk factors could decrease the prevalence of disability across the United States, according to research led by the University of Michigan.
Guidance addresses questions on use of alternative disability accessibility symbols, and explains how use of symbols other than ISA impacts compliance with ADA.
Information and research survey regarding online victimisation of people with disabilities.
National report on how solitary confinement harms people with physical disabilities - Wheelchairs, braille materials, hearing aids, and other vital devices often denied in solitary.
UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center assesses countries efforts to address rights of people with disabilities.
Report puts disability issues in perspective within criminal justice reform, highlighting steps to combat inappropriate and unjust incarceration and criminalization of people with disabilities, and ensure appropriate and humane treatment of people with disabilities throughout the justice system.
AVID releases Making Hard Time Harder: Programmatic Accommodations for Inmates with Disabilities Under the Americans with Disabilities Act outlining lack of accommodations for inmates with disabilities.
Article examines the fine line between abled and the reality of the ease of becoming disabled.
General overview of Spinal Muscular Atrophies, conditions that sap physical strength by affecting motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, and takes away ability to walk, eat, or breathe.
General information and overview of Usher syndrome, a rare inherited disorder that causes gradual vision loss and deafness.
Information and studies regarding Aphantasia to find why some people are born with poor or diminished visual imagery ability.
Forced sterilization in Germany was the precursor to systematic killing of people with forms of mental illnesses and the physically disabled.
The Zero Project nominations demonstrate there is a global movement of practitioners implementing inclusive education helping children with all kinds of disabilities around the world.
Scope reports that around 67% of British people feel so awkward and uncomfortable around disabled people that they avoid any form of contact at all.
New evolutionary theory explains how small populations of early humans survived, despite increased chance of hereditary disabilities being passed to offspring.
Although obesity may not always be a disability by itself, it can lead to health problems that constitute disability.
Information regarding ABLE accounts that individuals with disabilities and their families should know.
Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) launches groundbreaking competition to cure paralysis in the next 10 years.
Urine samples found Americans are contaminated with toxic flame retardants including TCEP that has never before been detected.
Young people with intellectual disabilities win backing from United Nations for right to have a voice in decisions about their lives.
The mission of the Zero Project is to work for A World Without Barriers in accordance with the principles of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
New research throws spotlight on positive practices and ongoing gaps to meet the needs of 6.7 million displaced people with disabilities.
Infographic contains information regarding the difference between Quadriplegia and Paraplegia including vertebra and spinal functions.
The duty to provide reasonable accommodations is a fundamental statutory requirement due to the nature of discrimination people with disabilities face.
Under SSA guidelines expedited disability benefit hearings may be available in several situations.
Information regarding Velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS) a form of genetic condition that is related to DiGeorge syndrome.
Noonan syndrome is a condition that affects many areas of a person's body. Mildly unusual facial characteristics, heart defects, short stature, skeletal malformations, bleeding issues, and other signs and symptoms characterize the condition.
Study on Global Burden of Disease reveals Musculoskeletal diseases are the second greatest cause of disability in all regions of the world.
Provision of disability benefits available varies widely from country to country; here we look at an example from each continent.
Psychological intervention can help a person with a disability progress through stages of disability and assist them resolving difficulties experienced.
Financial planning if you are unable to return to work due to a serious disability or illness is essential.
Many of the factors involved with living in a modern, industrialized society create hazards which find nearly everyone likely to experience a form of disability at some point during their lifetime due to illness, accident, or aging.
First detailed account of biochemical workings of atlastin a protein produced by one of the genes linked to Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia.
Male disability applicants rejected for federal benefits tend to have lower earnings and labor force participation rates.
Connecting seniors and adults with disabilities to benefits programs is key to helping them live with economic security in their own communities.
The Disability Divide reveals severe disconnects between what consumers believe about disability and income protection planning and the actual facts about the two issues.
Drum therapy kit enables parents therapists and teachers to help autistic and special needs children and adults in home office or classroom.
Parents of adult children with disabilities have far greater levels of concern about their childs future than parents of adult children without disabilities.
Illnesses and injuries greatly increase chances of older adults developing new or worsening disability.
There are different types of disability a person may be able to receive.
Social Security disability programs and how they impact on the interaction between doctor physician and patient.
Information on Disability Diversity in society including the definition of both diversity and disabilities.
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) a degenerative genetic disorder with stiffness and weakness of leg and hip muscles gait difficulties and issues with walking.
Information regarding Hurler syndrome, a form of rare and inherited disease involving human metabolism.
Proportion of older middle-aged Americans who report disabilities related to mobility increased significantly.
Information regarding Pulmonary Fibrosis including causes, symptoms, diagnosing, and IPF treatment options.
Government of Canada has ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
To quality for compensation disability must be proved either Permanent Partial Disability and Temporary Total Disability.
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an advisory board within the United States Department of Education to guarantee equal opportunity for people with disabilities.
How individuals cope economically with disability and health shocks.
Disability Perspective on the Issue of Physician-Assisted Suicide a special issue of Disability and Health Journal.
Individuals between the ages of 60 and 69 exhibited increases in several types of disabilities over time.
Article provides valuable information, advice, and solutions to help you cope with a sudden illness or disability.
Article provides helpful tips and advice to newly disabled persons who suddenly find themselves with a disability.
A fascinating collection of disabled motivational and inspiring quotes regarding disability and health related disabilities written by famous as well as everyday people.
Nearly 48 million Americans have a disability an increase of three million from 1999 and arthritis tops the list of most common causes of disabilities.
The escalating rate of workplace disabilities is causing businesses and consumers alike to revisit how they handle stress and health issues.
In todays society with its progressive treatment of people with disabilities opportunities are available to people with a disability to become full members of society.
Two models used for deriving the definition of disability are known as the medical model and the social model.
Most times when people look at others with a disability they only see what they can not do.
President Elect Barack Obamas plan to increase access and opportunity for persons with disabilities in America.
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