A US judge said the ban cannot be enforced as it violates the federal rights of disabled students. from: BBC News
The Justice Department says Uber’s ‘wait time’ fees discriminate against people with disabilities. from: BBC News
Disabled people are among those worst affected by emergencies, including climate crises – but why? from: BBC News
An analysis published by the Department of Health and Human Services said that Covid shots had also prevented about 265,000 cases and 107,000 hospitalizations. From: New York Times
A charity says many families believe unsuitable housing is damaging their children’s health.
Four champions share their glory and their pain from the 16th Paralympic Games in Tokyo. from: BBC News
Wa – “In December 2020, while I was distributing meals together with the volunteers, I met Agostino and Mary. Agostino, lived on the street, used cocaine and alcohol. . Mary, married and mother of three, was lost in the city and could not remember where she came from. These are situations which, like so many… Leggi tutto »
from: BBC News Lawrence Casey’s family say “his final act of love” was to “sacrifice his life to save hers”.
Tokyo improved its infrastructure before the Games, but activists wonder how long the focus will continue in a country with a long history of excluding people with disabilities. From: New York Times
The father of the severely disabled child is worried her back is being damaged as a result.
from: BBC News From moon riders to job quotas, three residents give the lowdown on being disabled in Japan.
from: BBC News Many are facing a significant rise in the money they have to pay towards the support they receive.
from: BBC News Screenwriter Jack Thorne describes disability as the “forgotten diversity” in the media industry.
from: BBC News A global campaign is launched to improve the lives of more than 1.2bn disabled people.
Ali Sabieh – “After several years of hard work, some disabled children have been admitted to primary and secondary school. This is a great joy for us, because before disabled children were kept hidden in huts, now they are free and more self-confident, because they can learn to write and read like other children. Their… Leggi tutto »