Disabled World Editors, Writers and Contributors
Do you have an interesting disability news story, an informative article, or assistive product review that will benefit our readers? If your organization or department publishes disability related news, press releases, and events and would like to add Disabled World as a recipient, please see our details on submissions.
Regular Contributors* Include
- Ian Langtree - (Canada/US) - Writer and editor in chief for Disabled World (www.disabled-world.com). Published articles and papers cover a diverse range of disability news, health and nutrition topics. Follow me on Facebook and/or LinkedIn.
- Tsara Shelton - (Canada/US) - Author of Spinning in Circles and Learning From Myself, Tsara is a columnist and contributing editor to Disabled World. Tsara Shelton's writings cover a diverse range of topics - generally with a focus on family and autism. "Tsara Shelton is a writer of musings, sipper of coffee. Having learned life exploring the edges of society, through storytelling she finds her footing in the world-as a mom, wife, daughter, and citizen" - www.tsarashelton.com
- Kelley A Pasmanick - (U.S.) - As a person writing about disability, who also has personal experience with disability, I am attempting to make it visible. My goal is to write about the humanity of disability, to strip the subject of disability from only being spoken about in unattached, unaffected medical jargon.
- Thomas C. Weiss - (U.S.) - Thomas Weiss earned his Master's degree at Antioch University, Seattle in Whole Systems Design/Organizational Psychology. Writing about politics interests him due to the diversity of issues presented. Other qualifications include: Whole Systems Design/Organizational Psychology; Independent pursuits related to Disability Studies; Bachelor of Arts Western Washington University; Associate of Technical Arts Edmonds Community College.
- Paul Dodenhoff - (U.K.) - I have been writing articles for Disabled-World for numerous years, trying to raise awareness of my project, and hopefully raise issues that need to be raised as regards disability hate crime, and other connected disability issues.
- Caylee Shea - Caylee has faced many hardships in her life. Through her hardships, she has learned to never give up and to enjoy the little things in life. Caylee recently joined the Disabled World team, and we welcome the youthful insight regarding disability and illness she provides in her regular column.
- Kathleen M. Cleaver - (U.S.) - Kathleen holds a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education and the education of children whose primary disability is a visual impairment (TVI). During her thirty-year career as a teacher, Kathleen received the Penn-Del AER Elinor Long Award and the AER Membership Award for her service and contributions to the education of children with visual impairments. She also received the Elizabeth Nolan O’Donnell Achievement Award for years of dedicated service to St. Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments.
Information, News, and Updates Sent to Us Direct by:
Freelance Writers - (Worldwide) - We often accept and publish informative articles from disabled freelance writers and journalists whose work passes Disabled World editorial and quality requirements.
Press Releases - (Worldwide) - Many people rely on Disabled World as their regular source of disability news, current affairs, and coming events. To keep our visitors up to date, Disabled World supplements our material by publishing interesting and informative press releases related to health and disability submitted by journalists, world organizations, and various world Government sectors such as:
- Health Canada
- The U.S. White House
- Department of Labor
- Department of Justice
- U.K. Department for Work and Pensions
- World Departments of Veterans Affairs
- United Nations (UN) Development Program
- International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
- Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- World Departments of Social Security or Equivalent
- U.S. FDA and Country Equivalents - Warnings, alerts, advisories, recalls, and approvals
- U.S. CDC and Other Country Equivalents - Emergency health information, warnings, and advisories.
- Many other world organizations and Government departments, including Health and Medical Research Institutions, whose reports on the latest achievements of medical science are sent to Disabled World to inform the public.
- Disability organizations, companies, assistive product developers/inventors and public services for the disabled - As a free community service we often publish news, information, and helpful resources - including public services, that we feel may be helpful and of interest to the worldwide disability community.
Contribute Health or Disability Information
Do you have an interesting disability news story, coming event, informative article, or a review/idea for a new assistive product or service that will benefit our readers? While it is free to have your information published on Disabled World, submissions must follow our guidelines - Further information on submissions to Disabled World
Unless noted otherwise, contributors should NOT be considered as health or medical professionals, although they might have extensive experience in certain areas.