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By Bella Isaacs-Thomas
On the beaches of Little Compton, Rhode Island, a nonprofit is knocking down barriers to surfing for children with disabilities. Justin Kenny reports.
As climate-related disasters become more common and more severe, most countries in the world are “neglecting their obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the rights of persons with disabilities in their responses to the climate crisis,” according to a June…
By Drew Costley, Associated Press
The amount of training law enforcement officers receive on interacting with disabled people varies widely.
By Leigh Paterson, Kaiser Health News
The pledge was made in response to calls for change by the Ruderman Family Foundation, following a similar commitment the disability rights advocate received from CBS Entertainment in 2019.
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
When Minda Dentler was a baby she contracted polio, which paralyzed her legs. Adopted by an American family, she grew up watching other kids run and jump. It wasn't until business school that she finally felt the wind through her…
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
The decision has come as a heavy blow to greeters with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other physical disabilities, whose jobs provided needed income, served as a source of pride and offered a connection to the community.
By PBS NewsHour
People with developmental disabilities become victims of sexual assault at a rate seven times higher than those without disabilities, according to a Justice Department figured uncovered by a year-long NPR investigation. Judy Woodruff sits down with NPR’s Joseph Shapiro and…
Growing up, Georgina Kleege hated Helen Keller; she saw the famous author and activist as a reproach to her own experience as a young blind woman. But she found a new way to relate to Keller later on, writing her…
Filmmaker Reid Davenport wants people to know that his biggest obstacle isn’t living with cerebral palsy, but how others perceive and respond to his diagnosis. Davenport, whose films focus on people living with disabilities, gives his Brief but Spectacular take…
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