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Disability News: Stories, Events & Publications

  • Synopsis: Disabled World News features a roundup of health and disability news articles and stories from around the globe focusing on issues relating to disabilities.

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The Disabled World Disability News category covers the latest information affecting people living with a disability, their families, and carers.

This news section includes community support programs, sports and cultural happenings, along with issues of medical concerns, current and future treatments available, and care options.

You'll also find documents relating to accessibility laws and legislation, disability rights issues, disability insurance and healthcare, special needs education, and some of the latest clinical trials and medical research findings.

In addition we also publish fundraising efforts and coming events, as well as outreach and disability/health awareness initiatives.


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


To submit disability related items, events, and news releases, for publishing please see our submission guidelines.


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A list of newsletters regarding disability issues & news that can be read online or subscribed to via email - Disability Newsletters List

Latest Disability News Publications

  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.

Full List of Disability News Documents (23 Items)


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