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Disability News: Stories, Events and Publications Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Disability News category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. UN Expert Claims After a Decade Disability Rights Still Lagging
    States must urgently step up their work to ensure that persons with disabilities can take their place as equal members of society - United Nations human rights expert - Published: 2016-12-19
  2. Nearly 25% of Children Live in Conflict or Disaster Stricken Countries
    UNICEF states an estimated 535 million children live in countries affected by conflict or disaster, often without access to medical care, quality education, proper nutrition and protection - Published: 2016-12-11
  3. DEWA Inaugurates 1st Annual Conference for People with Disabilities
    Conference supports DEWA strategy to empower people with disabilities and contribute to integrating them into society as individuals capable of innovation and creativity - Published: 2016-12-07
  4. Holly Robinson Peete Speaks on Importance of Hiring People with Disabilities
    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 - Published: 2016-06-09
  5. UN Humanitarian Summit Endorses New Charter for Persons with Disabilities
    A new charter to significantly improve living conditions of persons with disabilities during emergencies has been endorsed at the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit - Published: 2016-05-25
  6. St. Louis HELP Collects Over 15 Tons of Home Health Equipment in One Day
    St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program will revitalize and lend the equipment for free - Published: 2016-05-22
  7. Include Disability In All Humanitarian Action - UN Rights Expert
    In her report, Ms. Devandas Aguilar urges all governments to engage in direct consultation with organizations of people with disabilities - Published: 2016-05-21
  8. Eliminating Waiting Period for SSDI for People with ALS - ALS Disability Insurance Access Act
    ALS Disability Insurance Access Act introduced in Congress to eliminate waiting period for Social Security Disability Insurance for people with ALS - Published: 2016-05-11
  9. List of Most Popular American Boy and Girl Baby Names
    A list from the U.S. Social Security listing the top 200 baby names for boys and girls - Published: 2016-05-06
  10. Parallel London: Fully Inclusive Fun Push/Run Disability Event
    World first disability led push-run takes place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 4 September 2016 - Published: 2016-05-04
  11. Correcting Bad Paper Discharges for Combat Veterans with PTSD
    Many servicemembers are separated on other than honorable terms for behavioral symptoms related to PTSD which disqualifies them from VA benefits, including VA healthcare - Published: 2016-05-02
  12. Netflix to Add Accessible Audio Descriptions for The Blind
    Netflix will make movies and videos accessible by adding audio description for their blind customers - Published: 2016-04-26
  13. Amputees Being Denied Coverage By Private Insurers Based On Unfinalized Medicare Rule
    Medicare rule is being exploited by private health care insurers to deny coverage to amputees for previously approved medical care and devices - Published: 2016-04-21
  14. 57 Months Prison Sentence for Disability Benefits Fraud
    John W. Caltabiano, Jr. sentenced to 57 months prison after jury found him guilty of fraudulently obtaining federal and state disability benefits - Published: 2016-04-18
  15. Americans Now Living Longer - But With Disability or Health Issues
    Study reveals increased longevity not necessarily indicative of good health, as most age groups live longer with disability or health problems - Published: 2016-04-15
  16. Stem Cells Show Reversal of Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
    Stem cell treatment improves established disability in patients with progressive MS and shows there is hope future treatment is possible - Published: 2016-04-15
  17. Brother of Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran Walks Again After Spine Surgery
    John Corcoran, brother of Barbara Corcoran, became paralyzed after a horrific motorcycle accident last fall and is now getting back to life as he always knew it - Published: 2016-04-13
  18. Neuropathy Action Awareness Day - Event
    Neuropathy Action Foundation announces 10th annual neuropathy action awareness day, largest neuropathy-related patient event in U.S. - Published: 2016-04-12
  19. Federal Court Rules Properties Must Be Accessible to People with Disabilities Before Occupancy
    Ruling ensures persons with disability have access to same level of housing as people without disabilities - Published: 2016-04-06
  20. New Federal Policies For Education Of Homeless Children Will Impact Every School District
    New federal policies for education of homeless children to take effect next year; decision impacts every school district nationwide - Published: 2016-04-05
  21. False Claims Act Medical Device Lawsuit - Record $623M Settlement
    False claims act whistleblower lawsuit prompts medical device titan to strike a record $623m settlement - Published: 2016-03-03
  22. Call for U.S. Ziplining Safety Standards
    As popularity of ziplining grows so do injuries - researchers call for adoption of uniform safety standards across America - Published: 2016-01-14
  23. Disability Newsletters List
    A list of newsletters regarding disability issues and news that can be read online or subscribed to via email - Published: 2009-01-01


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