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Health & Disability Editorials & Opinions

  • Synopsis: Editorial views on articles and current news stories relating to disability and health issues today.

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Editorial views and opinions on recent articles and current news stories relating to disability and health issues making headlines around the world.

Editorial - Most editorial pieces take the form of an essay or thesis, using arguments to promote a specific point of view of the writer.

Editorials can also contain opinion pieces regarding disabilities and issues by writers not directly affiliated with the Disabled World.

Editorial pages are considered to be a writer's specific opinion on a specific topic - and may or may not be biased.

op-ed - An op-ed (originally short for "opposite the editorial page" though sometimes interpreted as "opinion editorial") is a written piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of a named author usually not affiliated with the publication editorial board.

Op-eds are different from both editorials (opinion pieces submitted by editorial board members) and letters to the editor (opinion pieces submitted by readers).


The views and opinions expressed in the Disabled World editorial section, and subsections are not necessarily the opinions of

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

Latest Editorials Publications

  1. 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..
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. What Brexit Also 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..
  5. 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.

Full List of Editorials Documents (120 Items)


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