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Disability News: Stories, Events and Publications

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2017-05-15 - 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. News 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 news and updates, health care, special needs education, and some of the latest clinical trials and medical research findings.

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2018-03-21 : How Often Do Medical Problems Lead to Bankruptcy?
2018-03-21 : Videocamp Launches $400,000 Fund and Challenges Filmmakers to Create a Film About Inclusive Education
2018-03-20 : vEAR: Why Can I Sometimes 'Hear' Silent Flashes When Viewing Animated Gif's?
2018-03-20 : New Jersey Digital Art Program for Individuals with ASD
2018-03-20 : 2018 Lime Connect Fellowship Program for Students with Disabilities
2018-03-19 : Epihunter Classroom - Making Silent Epileptic Seizures Visible
2018-03-19 : Prostate MRI Reveals More Treatable Cancers and Reduces Overdiagnosis
2018-03-19 : Poetry Event by Those with Aphasia and Trouble Speaking
2018-03-19 : Siblings of Cot Death Victims Have Four Times SIDS Risk
2018-03-18 : Exploring Upper Limb Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
2018-03-18 : Yearly Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
2018-03-17 : Registration now open for Turnstone Endeavor Games - April 20-22, 2018
2018-03-17 : PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics: Day Eight Highlights
2018-03-16 : PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics: Day Seven Highlights
2018-03-15 : PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics: Day Six Highlights
2018-03-14 : The Difference in Hospital Meals Around The World
2018-03-14 : PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics: Day Five Highlights
2018-03-13 : Research Helps Explain Why People Experience Muscle Loss in Old Age
2018-03-13 : Study Finds Therapy Dogs Help Stressed University Students
2018-03-13 : PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics: Day Four Highlights
2018-03-12 : Autism's Social Deficits Reversed by Romidepsin Anti-Cancer Drug
2018-03-10 : New Wearable Technology May Hold Big Benefits for People With Parkinson's Disease
2018-03-10 : Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Can Be Predicted
2018-03-09 : Prosthetic Limbs Represented Like Hands in Brain
2018-03-09 : Bowel Care Top Concern for People with Spinal Cord Injury
2018-03-08 : Access Stylus Makes Touchscreens Accessible for Everyone
2018-03-07 : IPC Approvals for Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Venues and Dates
2018-03-07 : Artificial Spinal Disc Replacement Surgery Using activL® Artificial Disc
2018-03-07 : IsolateFibromyalgia a New Blood Test From IQuity Accurately Detects Fibromyalgia
2018-03-06 : Equal Access to Racing Video Games for Blind Gamers
2018-03-06 : Quake Kare Launches Portable Camping Survival Kit
2018-03-06 : How to Overcome Challenges to Achieve Your Goals - Sammi Kinghorn, Paralympian & World Record Holder
2018-03-06 : PyeongChang 2018: IPC Confident of Record Breaking TV and Social Media Audience
2018-03-04 : Alice Sheppard and Kinetic Light Present NY Premiere of DESCENT
2018-03-03 : GlassOuse Assistive Device V1.2 and G-Switch Series are Ready for Pre-order

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Latest Disability News Publications
1 : Blind View the Eclipse in Real Time : American Printing House for the Blind.
2 : Unprecedented Conference on Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN : United Nations.
3 : Engineering Students at Johns Hopkins Customize Stroller for Syrian Child with Special Needs : Johns Hopkins.
4 : UN Expert Claims After a Decade Disability Rights Still Lagging : Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
5 : DEWA Inaugurates 1st Annual Conference for People with Disabilities : Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).
6 : Holly Robinson Peete Speaks on Importance of Hiring People with Disabilities : Gatepath.
7 : UN Humanitarian Summit Endorses New Charter for Persons with Disabilities : U.N..
8 : St. Louis HELP Collects Over 15 Tons of Home Health Equipment in One Day : St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program.
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