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  • Revised/Updated: 2019/02/18
  • Synopsis : Disabled World coverage of news items and stories from around the world focus on issues and concerns relating to disabilities that are of interest to persons with disability, as well as the general public.

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Disabled World Disability News includes community support programs, sports and cultural happenings, along with informative issues of medical concerns, carer fact sheets and related information, accessibility laws and legislation, disability rights issues, disability insurance news, health care, special needs education, and some of the latest clinical trials and medical research findings and discoveries.

Disability News Items

U.S. Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Disability-Based Housing Discrimination - Lawsuit alleges defendants Galveston Portfolio and Gartrell failed to design and construct an eight-building addition and associated rental office at Seasons Resort to make them accessible to persons with disabilities - The U.S. Justice Department - 2019/02/21

Unseen But Heard: State Solutions for Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace - On the latest podcast episode, policymakers discuss helping people with invisible disabilities and enhancing the lives of those with disability - OSUCHLUCK Productions - 2019/02/21

Disabled Veteran Making Strides by Greshun De Bouse™ - Aikido, which means the way of the spirit of harmony, is befitting for National Making The First Move Day® and the population we serve - Greshun De Bouse™ - 2019/02/21

Social Security Benefits Still Taxable Despite Tax Overhaul - Senior Citizens League warns while the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act is expected to lower taxes for many taxpayers, it fails to address a feature of tax law that takes a cut of Social Security income from senior taxpayers - The Senior Citizens League - 2019/02/20

Americans in the Dark Over Facts and Risk of Heart Disease - U.S. nationwide survey provides insights into knowledge gaps, limited physician guidance and gender disparities, when it comes to heart disease - MDVIP - 2019/02/19

2019 Report on U.S. Disability Employment Rate by State - Annual U.S. disability employment statistics chart by state reveals Americans with disabilities saw a slowdown in job gains compared to the previous year - RespectAbility - 2019/02/16

AccessAble App Takes the Chance Out of Going Out in the UK - AccessAble App providing detailed accessibility information and access guides to places across the UK and Ireland is now available in Apple and Google Play Stores - AccessAble - 2019/02/15

Filing Employment Discrimination Complaint with U.S. EEOC - Information on how to file an employment discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Disabled World - 2019/02/14

Australian Disability Discrimination Act Information - Information on The Australian Disability Discrimination Act 1992 which aims to promote equal opportunity and access for people with disabilities in Australia - Disabled World - 2019/02/14

Disability Abuse: Bullying at its Worst by Greshun De Bouse™ - Both bullying and abuse stem from an unhealthy attempt to feel empowered and in control - Greshun De Bouse™ - 2019/02/14

Australian Wheelie Campers: Self-drive Wheelchair Accessible Camper Van Hire - Australian company Wheelie Campers hire self-drive wheelchair accessible camper vans in Australia that can accommodate up to 5 passengers plus driver and a wheelchair - Wheelie Campers - 2019/02/12

Track My Route School Bus Tracking App Gives Special Needs Parents Peace of Mind - TMR Technology has found a way to ease the stress of special needs transportation with their new parent app, Track My Route - TMR Technology - 2019/02/11

Disability Mindfulness by Greshun De Bouse™ - I was recently challenged to be even more compassionate, understanding, and mindful - Greshun De Bouse™ - 2019/02/11

All Inclusive: Podcast on Inclusion, Innovation and Social Justice - All Inclusive podcast addresses disability inclusion as the civil rights issue of our time, and interviews experts with the latest news, technology and advocacy on topics related to disability - Ruderman Family Foundation - 2019/02/11

Upcoming EU Elections Must Be Accessible to Everyone - EESC hearing revealed almost a million EU citizens may be deprived of their right to vote in the upcoming European elections as a result of their disability, and many more may face obstacles casting their ballots - EESC Press Unit - 2019/02/11

Disability Bullying: Double Imbalance of Power - Greshun De Bouse™ - Article regarding disability bullying, a repeated deliberate undesired, physiologically, orally,and socially aggressive behavior - Greshun De Bouse™ - 2019/02/09

UrgoStart Lower Limb Ulcer Treatment Could Prevent 3,000 Amputations a Year - Interactive wound dressing UrgoStart is proven to reduce the healing time of leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers - UrgoStart - 2019/02/08

Disability Bullying - National Making The First Move Day® - Greshun De Bouse writes on disability bullying and the effects it can have on people with disabilities - Greshun De Bouse™ - 2019/02/07

Google Closing Google Plus (Google+) Social Media Community - Google+ to close on 2nd April 2019, all profiles, pictures, videos, posts and pages plus all your Google+ comments on all sites will be deleted and the feature will be removed from Blogger by Feb. 4th 2019 - Disabled World - 2019/02/02

Down Syndrome Drummer Led Band REYNOLS Announces Minecxio Emanations 1993-2018 - Minecxio Emanations 1993-2018 - features Reynols rock trio Roberto Conlazo, Alan Courtis, Miguel Tomasin, a drummer with Down's Syndrome. Set contains 52 audio tracks, 90 mins of video, extensive liner notes and visuals - Pica Disk - REYNOLS: Minecxio Emanations 1993-2018 - 2019/02/01

Editorials and Opinions

  • Editorials - Editorial views on assorted articles and current affairs news stories relating to disability and health.
  • Political - World political editorial views on current affairs related to disability and health worldwide.
  • Technology - Editorial views on news related to health and disability technology topics in the news.
  • Older News Articles - List of articles, fact sheets, and documents from the Disabled World Disability News category.

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