Disabled

Mobility Aids and Mobility Products to Help Achieve Independence in the Disabled

Health for all means a healthy society. Mobility products such as wheel chairs, stair lifts, access ramps, mobility scooters etc, are some tools to facilitate the elderly as well as the disabled people of society.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Is Our Society As Handicap Accessible As You Think It Is?

What are your assumptions when it comes to how accessible businesses are for the disabled? Before I got hurt and had issues with my mobility I thought that handicap access was abundant. I would see the four handicap parking spots at the front of the mall, see the electric scooters strolling around and see the only empty stall in the bathroom was...
Nov 17, 2014 |

The Civil Rights Movement: A Time of Hope for the Developmentally Disabled

Following a long and endless history of torture and suffering, the Civil Rights Movement brought a tide of change for the developmentally and intellectually disabled. After World War 2, several soldiers returned home physically disabled, and the President of the time, Franklin Roosevelt, who himself was afflicted with polio put all his efforts...
Nov 17, 2014 |

College Grants for Disabled Students

Although every single person carries the potential of becoming disabled every second, most people are not aware of this fact. Therefore, most facilities and services are arranged in a way that only people who are not disabled can benefit from them and this puts disabled people in difficult conditions in their daily lives. However, in the field of...
Nov 17, 2014 |

Online Dating Sets Disabled People Free

Traditionally society has disregarded the sexual and emotional needs of disabled people preferring to treat them as asexual and assuming that sex was a non-issue for most. Disabled people too believed themselves to be unattractive, as they did not fit into the usual standards of beauty set by society.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Disability Grants

A comprehensive resource of grants for the disabled, their carers and family. Includes housing, equipment grants and assistance for disabled children.
May 12, 2016 |

Centre for Disability Studies

Interdisciplinary centre for teaching and research in the field of disability studies at the University of Leeds.
May 12, 2016 |

Guardian.co.uk: Disability

Online news, video clips and top stories relating to people with disabilities and special needs in the UK.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disability.gov

A comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources, connecting disabled community members with information and opportunities.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disability.gov

The agency connects disabled community members with information and opportunities.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disability Federation of Ireland

Works to ensure that Irish society is fully inclusive of people with disabilities and disabling conditions; describes their programme, with news, training, and contacts.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disabled World

Information for disabled covering disability news videos health and medical research for family carers and persons with disabilities or disabling conditions.
Mar 3, 2016 |

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More