Health and Disability Editorials, Op-eds, and Opinions Document List
Summary: Our library below features 128 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disabled World Editorials category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
Disabled World Editorials Publications
Covid-19 in the U.K. Decoding the Anti-lockdown Argument
Paul Dodenhoff examines the lack of reasoning regarding the Covid-19 anti-lockdown stance currently in Britain (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2021/10/26 - Updated: 2023/09/14
Anger Spreads Against COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers as Cases Rise
Opinion article regarding COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers, preventable deaths, and the lifting of masking mandates (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2021/08/19 - Updated: 2023/09/22
In Service : U.S. Memorial Day 2020
25th May 2020 is Memorial Day in America an occurrence observed annually on the last Monday of May, set aside to honor and remember those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Publish Date: 2020/05/25 - Updated: 2021/05/16
During Pandemic, Disabled Activists Fight a Two-Front War for Their Lives
Op-ed opinion piece looks at critical struggle in Washington and the states to keep seniors and disabled in their homes and not nursing homes that are proving to be dangerous in this new era (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2020/05/24 - Updated: 2023/09/14
Are UK Welfare Reforms a Form of Hate or Hate Crime Conducted Towards Disability?
Paul Dodenhoff writes on disability hate crime and a possible sensitive and controversial issue amongst disability organisations and campaign groups (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2020/02/18 - Updated: 2023/09/21
Why Don't We Hire Disabled People? The Struggle of Getting a Job
Op-Ed on unemployment for disabled people asks: why don't we hire disabled people, and comments on the struggle of getting a job.
Publish Date: 2019/12/12 - Updated: 2021/02/09
The Continuing Oppression of Disability: The Re-Institutionalisation of Disability Within Britain
British welfare cuts come primarily because they appease the deep-rooted but warped perceptions, beliefs and prejudices concerning unemployment, sickness and disability, of those holding extremely powerful positions within Britain.
Publish Date: 2017/06/07 - Updated: 2021/07/30
Why People With Learning Disabilities Should NOT Work For Less Than The Minimum Wage
Getting the disabled to work for less than UK minimum wage, surfaced again recently, this time during Rosa Monckton's article for The Spectator.
Publish Date: 2017/03/13 - Updated: 2017/04/03
The Art of Accusation: The Lynching of Intellectual Disability
What kind of a place has the UK become, where people think it is acceptable to lynch a disabled man to death?.
Publish Date: 2017/03/09 - Updated: 2018/03/15
British TV Chat Show Slams Disability Genocide
Paul Dodenhoff comments on TV show The Last Leg which launched an attack on UK welfare cuts, likening them to genocide against disabled people.
Publish Date: 2017/03/06 - Updated: 2018/03/15
The Continuing 'Incarceration' of Disability: Facebook Live-streams Disability 'Torture'
Paul Dodenhoff writes on disability hate crime and the alleged recent attack on a man with disabilities in the U.S..
Publish Date: 2017/01/09 - Updated: 2018/03/15
When is a Decrease in Disability Hate Crime Not a Decrease in Disability Hate Crime?
Equality and Human Rights Commission report states total incidence of hate crime in England and Wales has declined at a time when the overall crime rate has also fallen.
Publish Date: 2016/10/29 - Updated: 2021/04/28
Russia's Paralympians: A Doping Scandal or Case of Continuing Discrimination Towards Disability?
Paul Dodenhoff writes on the banning of Russia from participating in the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for allegedly violating international doping rules.
Publish Date: 2016/08/08
What Brexit May Tell Us About Hate Crime Committed Towards Disability
Paul Dodenhoff writes on Britains exit (Brexit) from membership of the European Union and disability hate crime in the U.K..
Publish Date: 2016/07/25 - Updated: 2022/05/11
My Own Decision Making - All My Life
Oped by Dr. Seth Morgan advocating for autonomy to make end-of-life decisions, including the ability for all people to choose medical aid in dying.
Publish Date: 2016/07/24 - Updated: 2018/01/25
The Killing of Jo Cox MP: Have the Chickens Finally Come Home to Roost?
Article regarding the killing of Jo Cox MP, and the influence of negative political and media rhetoric touching on all forms of hate.
Publish Date: 2016/06/22
New Year Wishes for American Disabled
The end of the year has me thinking of things I wish for during the coming new year.
Publish Date: 2015/12/29 - Updated: 2021/07/07
Disabilities, Firearms and Self Defense
Disabled World writer, Thomas C. Weiss, writes on people with disabilities, gun ownership, firearm safety, and self-defense training.
Publish Date: 2015/12/10 - Updated: 2023/06/24
Ostomies: Types and Pouching Systems
Information regarding the most common specific types of ostomies and one or two-piece pouching systems.
Publish Date: 2015/10/06 - Updated: 2021/07/25
Police Assault on People with Disabilities and Service Dogs
Far too often, incidents involving the shooting of pets by cops happen when cops are pursuing search warrants, which brings the cops directly onto the person's property or into the homes of the person who owns the pet.
Publish Date: 2015/06/28 - Updated: 2021/08/12
Irukandji Syndrome: Information and Treatment
Information regarding Irukandji syndrome, a medical condition induced by the sting of the box jellyfish Carukia barnesi.
Publish Date: 2015/05/11 - Updated: 2021/08/16
People with Disabilities and the Police
At least 50% of people shot and killed by cops every year in America experienced a form of mental health issue.
Publish Date: 2015/01/28 - Updated: 2021/09/12
Disability, Snow, and Yard Waste Removal
For many people who experience forms of disabilities, removing snow from the sidewalks is simply not going to happen.
Publish Date: 2015/01/26 - Updated: 2021/09/13
Dealing with Companies Taking Advantage of Disabled
Corporations have become so greedy that many people who experience forms of disabilities are simply priced out of the market.
Publish Date: 2015/01/22 - Updated: 2021/09/15
Title II of the ADA: Police Liability
Information regarding police discrimination, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and law enforcement.
Publish Date: 2014/11/17 - Updated: 2020/07/20
Unforeseen Home Disasters and Disability
What are people with disabilities supposed to do if an unforeseen home disaster strikes.
Publish Date: 2014/11/10 - Updated: 2021/10/19
Ethics and Today's Fast Food Industry
Thomas C. Weiss takes a look at the current ethics of the fast food industry in the United States.
Publish Date: 2014/10/23 - Updated: 2021/10/28
Senior Abuse and Elder Cleansing
Information on abuse of seniors and persons with disabilities by carers and persons in a position of trust.
Publish Date: 2014/04/03 - Updated: 2021/08/30
Wage and Labor Conditions in Sheltered Workshops
Information relating to wages and conditions of employees with disabilities in sheltered workshops.
Publish Date: 2014/03/04 - Updated: 2021/12/25
Disability and The Advertising Industry
Article looks at the current advertising industry emphasis on superficial physical perfection and hesitation to use people with disabilities as models.
Publish Date: 2014/01/06 - Updated: 2021/08/30
Nurses Who Use Wheelchairs
A look at the nursing profession for nurses who also happen to be wheelchair users.
Publish Date: 2013/12/17 - Updated: 2021/03/01
America's Lack of CRPD Ratification
Ratification of the CRPD is supported by hundreds of disability organizations, faith organization, civil rights groups, veterans groups, and major business groups.
Publish Date: 2013/11/23 - Updated: 2021/03/10
Political Bickering Finds Disadvantaged Facing Hardships
Editorial article on food security and the potential for financial and additional hardships for Americans with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013/09/25 - Updated: 2021/08/30
America's Love of Chemicals
Information relating to chemicals and herbicides used in America today as well as the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam war.
Publish Date: 2013/09/11 - Updated: 2021/08/30
Police Violence and People with Disabilities
Article looks at police violence in relation to people with disability in particular those who experience forms of developmental or mental disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013/09/01 - Updated: 2021/08/29
Colorado State Forfeiture Laws
Article looks at forfeiture law in Colorado state that involves government seizure of property when connected to illegal activity.
Publish Date: 2013/08/13 - Updated: 2021/10/27
McDonald's, Walmart and Other Companies Guilty of Wage Abuse Against People with Disabilities
Article looks at low wages associated with working at some major corporations in America.
Publish Date: 2013/07/20 - Updated: 2020/09/20
Service Animal Harassment at NYCB Theater
Peg Meerkatz, President of Esperanza Enterprises in Long Beach, New York recently endured some highly unfortunate treatment at the hands of an over-enthusiastic theater manager.
Publish Date: 2013/07/15 - Updated: 2023/06/23
Dirty Wheels on Your Wheelchair and My Fine Carpet
Maritime museum denies 11 year old girl with disabilities entrance because they were afraid the wheels on her wheelchair would get their carpet dirty.
Publish Date: 2013/07/12 - Updated: 2021/11/02
Disability and the Pursuit of Happiness
Perfect health and physical or mental ability also does not mean that a person is automatically happy.
Publish Date: 2013/07/08 - Updated: 2021/11/03
Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke
Information regarding smoke inhalation and possible health effects of smoke from wildfires.
Publish Date: 2013/06/15 - Updated: 2021/04/15
The Passing of Another Mother's Day
As you observe Mother's Day, please bear in mind that it is very much about not only the life of your mother and yourself, but the lives of those around you and their mothers as well.
Publish Date: 2013/05/13 - Updated: 2021/04/26
Health Impact of Chemical Weapons
Chemical weapons are classified as arms that use toxic chemical substances to harm or kill people during war.
Publish Date: 2013/05/08 - Updated: 2021/04/29
U.S. Gun Violence and People with Disabilities
Often the results of gun-related violence in America include not only death but disability as well.
Publish Date: 2013/04/25 - Updated: 2021/05/01
U.S. SSI Program: Personal Resources and Enforced Financial Oppression
The U.S. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits.
Publish Date: 2013/04/22 - Updated: 2021/11/25
Perspectives on Disability Program Costs
SSDI and SSI programs currently under a certain amount of scrutiny related to the costs of the programs.
Publish Date: 2013/04/11 - Updated: 2021/11/27
That Person in a Wheelchair Just Stood Up - It's a Miracle!
A number of forms of disabilities find people retaining some level of ability to stand despite the fact that you may very well see them using a wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2013/02/26 - Updated: 2021/05/20
Nursing Home Complaint Center: Reporting Senior Abuse
The service through the Nursing Home Complaint Center is free to people who have been abused in nursing homes and their family members.
Publish Date: 2012/12/28 - Updated: 2021/06/14
People with Asperger's Syndrome and Violence
The mainstream media has had a field day presenting reports concerning Adam Lanza responsible for the school shootings in Connecticut.
Publish Date: 2012/12/24 - Updated: 2021/06/15
People with Disabilities in 2012
The year 2012 was a busy and rather wild one for People with Disabilities in America.
Publish Date: 2012/12/22 - Updated: 2022/03/04
Not So Merry Christmas for American Disabled
People with Disabilities struggle with cutbacks to Social Security, failure of U.S. to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and minimal increase in Cost of Living Allowance (COLA).
Publish Date: 2012/12/17 - Updated: 2021/06/18
Online Christmas Grocery Shopping in the U.K.
Christmas grocery shopping made easier for people with physical and mobility problems which prevent them getting to the supermarket.
Publish Date: 2012/12/07 - Updated: 2013/06/02
The Impending Fiscal Cliff and People with Disabilities
The consequences of the fiscal cliff in relation to People with Disabilities can grow to be rather complicated.
Publish Date: 2012/12/05 - Updated: 2022/01/10
U.S. Fiscal Cliff, Disability and Tax Rises
Article looks at what the US fiscal cliff is and the tax effects on Americans including people with disabilities and those with entitlement benefits.
Publish Date: 2012/11/22 - Updated: 2022/01/11
Inhaled Chewing Gum and Resulting Atelectasis
Atelectasis is a condition that may result from an a blockage of a person's airways that affects tiny air sacs referred to as Alveoli .
Publish Date: 2012/11/22 - Updated: 2021/06/26
Aging Population Has Long-Term Implications for U.S. Economy
Aging of population will have broad economic consequences for America particularly federal programs that support the elderly and disabled.
Publish Date: 2012/10/13 - Updated: 2021/07/11
Prisons or Education? Where Should Tax Dollars Be Spent
United States continues to spend money locking up its citizens while at the same time cutting funding for higher education.
Publish Date: 2012/09/23 - Updated: 2022/04/04
The Issue of Ageism in America Today
Article examines Ageism in America today a process of systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people because they are old.
Publish Date: 2012/09/12 - Updated: 2020/07/17
Vanderhorst Experience: Airline Industry Needs Educating
The Vanderhorst family recently experienced one of the worst and most blatant cases of airline discrimination against disability.
Publish Date: 2012/09/07 - Updated: 2021/07/27
People with Autism and the U.S. Budget
The budget cuts that are proposed are coming at a time when the experience of autism has become a national health care crisis.
Publish Date: 2012/08/21 - Updated: 2021/08/06
Abusive U.S. Long-Term Care Corporations
Long-term care industry issues related to short staffing, low pay, poor benefits, employee retention and disregard for employee safety.
Publish Date: 2012/08/02 - Updated: 2021/08/12
Batman Theater Shootings: Questions of Mental Health Care
A young man entered a theater presenting the new Batman movie shot and killed a dozen people and wounded more than fifty others.
Publish Date: 2012/07/23 - Updated: 2021/08/15
Earning Less Than Minimum Wage at Goodwill
Goodwill Industries is reported as paying some of its employees with disabilities less than minimum wage.
Publish Date: 2012/06/12 - Updated: 2021/09/03
People with Disabilities, NCD, and SSA Reform
Attempts to reform the SSI or SSDI programs without serious in-depth involvement of People with Disabilities and Seniors is an insult and most likely fruitless.
Publish Date: 2012/05/21 - Updated: 2021/09/18
Literature, Gender, Disability and Friendship
Literature in America, upon review, reveals that friendships between people with and without forms of disabilities involve an over-representation of women in social networks involving people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012/05/14 - Updated: 2021/09/11
Medicaid, Money Follows the Person and Community Choice Act
Money Follows the Person is an initiative program giving people the freedom to choose and take advantage of opportunities in America.
Publish Date: 2012/04/25 - Updated: 2021/09/18
Use of Telephone by Government, Businesses Instead of Auxiliary Aids or Services
What is, 'effective communication'? Effective communication means that anything that is either spoken or written must be as clear and understandable to a person with a disability as it is for a non-disabled person..
Publish Date: 2012/04/19 - Updated: 2021/09/20
Students with Disability: School Behavior Programs
School behavior programs that are well-designed are essential and must become a part of every single school in this nation.
Publish Date: 2012/03/22 - Updated: 2021/10/02
Safeway Stores and People with Disabilities
Safeway supermarkets have grown to become an advocate and supporter of people with disability and one we should be proud of and support.
Publish Date: 2012/03/05 - Updated: 2021/10/10
Rights of Persons with Disabilities in America
The basic rights of every person despite their disability status are presented through various different treaties.
Publish Date: 2012/02/27 - Updated: 2023/04/21
The Costs of Marginalizing People with Disabilities
Empowering people with disabilities to live independently and contribute to society is both socially and economically beneficial.
Publish Date: 2012/02/24 - Updated: 2021/10/17
People with Disabilities: School, Work, Voting, Health Care
People with Disabilities around the world experience difficulties with attending school getting a job voting and obtaining the health care they need.
Publish Date: 2012/02/23 - Updated: 2021/10/13
Chronic Kidney Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Information
Chronic kidney disease CKD includes a number of conditions that damage the kidneys and decrease their ability to keep a person healthy.
Publish Date: 2012/02/21 - Updated: 2022/08/18
Morgellons: Psychological or Physical Disability?
Some people disagree with a psychological conceptualization of Morgellons Disease and strongly believe it is a distinct form of medical condition.
Publish Date: 2012/02/05 - Updated: 2021/10/20
In Pursuit of Disability Justice
Disability justice has the ability to transform the ways people and organizations work towards increased inclusion and sustainability.
Publish Date: 2011/12/05 - Updated: 2021/11/17
Protecting Your Personal Information Online
Information and tips to protect your personal information such as your Social Security number credit card info and telephone number online.
Publish Date: 2011/10/22 - Updated: 2021/12/11
Disability and Personal Safety: Decreasing Possibility You Will be Affected by Crime
Following these steps for personal safety can help decrease the possibility someone with a disability may be affected by crime.
Publish Date: 2011/10/20 - Updated: 2022/06/17
Disability Participation in Cultural Life, Recreation, Leisure and Sport
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities contains specific statements regarding disability rights in areas of recreation, cultural life sports and leisure.
Publish Date: 2011/09/22 - Updated: 2022/07/11
Changes in Traditional American Families
American families such as the nuclear family, dysfunctional family, healthy family, non-traditional family, and families with disabilities, have been changing over time and like individuals every family is unique.
Publish Date: 2011/09/15 - Updated: 2021/12/29
People with Disabilities: Respect for Home and Family
Rights concerning homes and families of persons with disability included in Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/09/08 - Updated: 2021/12/30
Living Independently: Community Inclusion
Nations that have signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) have recognized the equal rights of every person with a disability to live in their own communities.
Publish Date: 2011/08/13 - Updated: 2022/01/16
People With Disabilities: Adequate Standard of Living and Social Protection
People with Disabilities have the right to an adequate standard of living not only for themselves but for their family (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2011/08/09 - Updated: 2023/10/08
Regaining Strong Political Support from People with Disabilities
The debt ceiling debate has left many people with disabilities wondering if they can trust the Republicans or Democrats ever again.
Publish Date: 2011/08/06 - Updated: 2019/01/12
Thoughts on Importance of Ratifying the CRPD
The CRPD is the first human rights convention of the 21st century and addresses disability rights on a world-wide scale (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2011/08/02 - Updated: 2023/09/16
Medicaid: Major Senior and Disability Lifeline
Cuts to Medicaid or elimination of the program could deny millions of Americans the choice to receive the health care services they need.
Publish Date: 2011/07/18 - Updated: 2022/02/09
Cost of War Post 9/11: 225,000 Lives, 4 Trillion USD
The U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan will cost between $3.2 and $4 trillion, including medical care and disability for current and future war veterans. This figure does not include substantial probable future interest on war-related debt.
Publish Date: 2011/07/02 - Updated: 2022/02/20
95 Year Old Woman Viewed as Potential Terrorist by NSA
95 year old woman is viewed as a potential terrorist by U.S. government funded and supported TSA Agents.
Publish Date: 2011/06/28 - Updated: 2022/01/11
Homeless American Veterans: Facts and Statistics
Reduction in number of homeless veterans is promising but there are still veterans who have served America and struggle with homelessness unemployment and additional barriers.
Publish Date: 2011/06/19 - Updated: 2022/03/03
The World Bank and People with Disabilities
People with disabilities cannot be an afterthought where social inclusion, poverty, government, and health care are concerned anymore.
Publish Date: 2011/06/15 - Updated: 2022/03/06
America: We Don't Care - We Don't Have To
The politicians of America have chosen without question to leave People with Disabilities in last place.
Publish Date: 2011/06/08 - Updated: 2022/03/13
Petit Mal Seizures: Potential for Self-Injury
A person with epilepsy might experience petit mal seizures as much as hundreds of times in a single day. The seizures may happen for weeks or even months before anyone even notices and can interfere with their lives.
Publish Date: 2011/05/29 - Updated: 2023/06/04
U.S. Social Security and Medicare Going Broke
Medicare is projected to run out of money by 2024 and Social Security is expected to be broke by the year 2036 (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2011/05/14 - Updated: 2023/08/03
Disability, Class Migration and Perceptions
The presence of financial security at some point in a person's life does not ensure that money and health security will remain (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2011/05/12 - Updated: 2023/09/28
Equal Chance and Support for Parents with Disabilities
Parents with developmental disabilities who receive negative feedback from others can experience learned dependency on others, as well as a fear of authority figures.
Publish Date: 2011/05/07 - Updated: 2022/04/07
Medicaid, CORPD, U.S. Legislative Efforts Against Disabled
People with Disabilities could be forced into institutions such as nursing homes instead of receiving equivalent care in their homes.
Publish Date: 2011/05/06 - Updated: 2022/04/08
Disability Rights Struggles: Success and Current Challenges
As People with Disabilities we are very capable of working towards achieving rights and creating organizations.
Publish Date: 2011/05/04 - Updated: 2016/05/21
Caring for Each Other Through Friendships
A person's particular social identity does not matter when it comes to social interaction with others.
Publish Date: 2011/04/10 - Updated: 2022/04/24
Home Loan Modification Scams
Dishonest companies taking advantage of people desperate for help paying their mortgage by claiming they can guarantee to stop a foreclosure.
Publish Date: 2011/04/07 - Updated: 2011/10/22
Bio-fuels Policy May Kill 200,000 Per Year
Increased production of biofuels increases the price of food worldwide by diverting crops and cropland from feeding people to feeding motor vehicles.
Publish Date: 2011/03/28
Radiation Sickness Information and Facts
Information including treatment and symptoms of exposure to harmful dosages of ionizing radiation levels.
Publish Date: 2011/03/15 - Updated: 2017/05/29
U.S. Public Service and American Greed
Services that assist others in society could be greatly enhanced were it not for the endless desire for profit among various greedy American entities.
Publish Date: 2011/01/26 - Updated: 2022/06/23
It's For The Children - Genetic Screening of Parents
People with Disabilities have been a part of every single human society and pre-society since the dawn of humanity.
Publish Date: 2011/01/14
Adoption of a Child with Disability
Families that adopt children with developmental disabilities often have various reasons which differ from parents who adopt non-disabled children.
Publish Date: 2011/01/13 - Updated: 2022/07/05
Fading of Disability Civil and Human Rights in America
The rights of People with Disabilities, Americas largest minority population are fading at an unprecedented rate.
Publish Date: 2011/01/09 - Updated: 2023/04/20
U.S. Veterans, The Government, and Plans for the Year 2011
The veterans who have served America through the armed forces deserve the best this nation has to offer.
Publish Date: 2011/01/05
Christmas Day Wishes Concerning People with Disabilities
The year also found People with Disabilities experiencing molestation by TSA Agents.
Publish Date: 2010/12/25
Disability Today - Civilized Society
Where human societies in our world and their treatment of people with disabilities are concerned what has history shown us.
Publish Date: 2010/12/15 - Updated: 2018/04/22
Disability and The Transportation Safety Administration
The Transportation Safety Administration has been committing acts of felony molestation against people with disabilities children seniors and disabled veterans.
Publish Date: 2010/12/15
Turmeric for Knee Osteoarthritis Pain and Reduction
Turmeric extract for reduction of pain and improvement of function in osteoarthritis of the knees.
Publish Date: 2010/07/16
Americans Delaying Adulthood
Despite living with iPads and hybrid cars young Americans are more like the young adults of the early 1900s than the baby boom generation.
Publish Date: 2010/04/27
People with Disabilities: Social Life in Jordan
Visiting individuals when they have health problems is a must for friends relatives and neighbors.
Publish Date: 2010/04/27 - Updated: 2015/12/13
Stephen Hawking - A Journey Through Life
Stephen Hawking was born on the eighth of January in the year 1942 in Oxford England.
Publish Date: 2010/03/23 - Updated: 2018/09/27
Blind European Couture Designer Debuts His Collection in Dallas
One of the most acclaimed and expensive haute couture designers in the Ukraine.
Publish Date: 2010/02/16
Thames Center Service Dogs and Veteran Affairs Canada
Veteran Affairs Canada is unwilling to consider funding for the dog and its training.
Publish Date: 2010/01/29 - Updated: 2010/10/18
National Disability Rights Network Working For Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The National Disability Rights Network is an organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy Systems for people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010/01/14 - Updated: 2017/02/25
People with Disabilities and Human Exploitation
The practice of paying people with disabilities lower wages is legal across the entire nation of America.
Publish Date: 2010/01/12 - Updated: 2023/03/11
Autism - Zakh, ASAN, and Wrongful Felony Charges
Zakh exhibited behaviors that are a manifestation of his Autism disability.
Publish Date: 2010/01/11 - Updated: 2016/01/04
Disability Rights Promotion International: A Human Rights Perspective
Collaborative project to establish monitoring system that addresses disability discrimination on a global basis.
Publish Date: 2010/01/07 - Updated: 2023/04/20
Social Security - Review in Progress
People with different forms of disabilities have the potential to apply for either SSDI or SSI.
Publish Date: 2009/12/27
Epilepsy: Comments on Experiences of Adria Gross
Medical and police personnel continue to use restraints and handcuffs on persons with epilepsy.
Publish Date: 2009/12/26 - Updated: 2018/04/01
Employment and People with Disabilities - A Changing World
People who experience disabilities are among the most loyal hardworking and dedicated employees to be found.
Publish Date: 2009/12/22 - Updated: 2017/06/28
ADA Access - Where Are We Now
The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed more than two decades ago to expectations of people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/12/10 - Updated: 2010/03/28
Hearing Impaired Service Scam
Information regarding scam that uses IP Relay and TTY services to rip off businesses.
Publish Date: 2009/08/03 - Updated: 2015/09/09
Disability Punk Band Heavy Load Says, Stay Up Late!
Heavy Load is a Anarcho Garage Punk band comprised of five musicians with two of the members having learning disabilities (Informative).
Publish Date: 2009/07/15 - Updated: 2023/09/29
Persons with Disabilities and Entrepreneurship
Twice as many persons with disabilities are starting their own businesses as people who are non-disabled.
Publish Date: 2009/07/04 - Updated: 2010/06/24
Frank Ricci - Champion For Persons with Dyslexia
Commentary concerning the overturn of Sonya Sotomayors case related to the Firefighters and Frank Ricci Champion for Persons with Dyslexia.
Publish Date: 2009/07/03 - Updated: 2010/03/28
What Really Killed Michael Jackson? A Message from the Grave
What really killed Michael Jackson The toxicology report is not yet in because Michael Jacksons autopsy is only now being scheduled.
Publish Date: 2009/06/29 - Updated: 2016/03/18
Incarceration of Disabled Persons in the United Kingdom
Commentary concerning imprisonment of persons with mental health disabilities in the United Kingdom.
Publish Date: 2009/06/27 - Updated: 2020/03/17
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