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- 32 Amazing Things to Celebrate the ADA Anniversary!by Meg O'Connell on June 29, 2022
July is here and it’s time to publish our annual list of amazing things to do to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with...
- Puppies Can Lead to Accommodations?by Meg O'Connell on April 16, 2022
In our disability training we talk a lot about the fact that a disability (temporary or permanent) can happen at any time. It could be an...
- Getting Smart on Digital Accessibility: Top 5 Things You Need to Knowby Hiram Kuykendall on March 21, 2022
Digital Accessibility is critical to access and inclusion. For a company that may be looking to get smart on digital accessibility, here...
- 6 must-do items to promote newly hired worker well-beingby MHA Admin on September 6, 2022
6 must-do items to promote newly hired worker well-being MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 13:37 September 28, 2022 […]
- 6 ways employers responded to worker wellness needs in 2022by MHA Admin on September 6, 2022
6 ways employers responded to worker wellness needs in 2022 MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 13:00 September 21, 2022 […]
- Getting leaders to listen: 5 actions to build the workplace mental health caseby MHA Admin on September 6, 2022
Getting leaders to listen: 5 actions to build the workplace mental health case MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 12:38 […]
- Australia’s return to live performance is triumphant – but so many of us are being left behind | Jasper Peachby Jasper Peach on September 27, 2022
Live streams through the pandemic were a revelation for disabled and at-risk audiences. Now they’re being switched off – and it’s a devastating lossGet […]
- Ellie Simmonds on Strictly smashes prejudices about what a dancer can be | Cathy Reayby Cathy Reay on September 27, 2022
The show’s adaptations of dances for different types of bodies is powerful for those of us who never see ourselves representedI really hyped up Strictly Come […]
- New NDIA chair Kurt Fearnley says participants must be able to ‘see themselves’ in the agencyby Luke Henriques-Gomes and Paul Karp on September 26, 2022
The three-time Paralympic gold medallist says ‘trust with the organisation itself is a visceral thing’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest […]
- How to improve your mental well-being as a managerby Corinne Gray on September 25, 2022
The importance of maintaining your mental well-being as a manager is essential for managers and their teams. Here are eight ways to improve your mental […]
- "Toxic Positivity" - has the body positivity movement begun to lose its way?by Corinne Gray on September 23, 2022
Has the body positive movement shifted away from its radical roots? Is it actually do more harm than good? Is body neutrality a better approach?More
- How can CEOs can improve their mental health at workby Corinne Gray on September 20, 2022
Irrespective of the size of a business, being a business owner and CEO comes with its fair share of stresses that can lead to burnout or worse. Here are three […]
- Coming to Terms with Disability in My Life (AKA, Rainbow Farting Unicorns)by Meriah on July 27, 2022
My disability "coming out" story - and the emergence of my own rainbow-farting sparkling unicorns The post Coming to Terms with Disability in My Life (AKA, […]
- Why Do We Need to Feel Disability Pride?by Meriah on July 17, 2022
This is a discussion essay on disability pride, models of disability, sparkle sauce and glitter juice. Why Do We Need to Feel Disability Pride? Why do we need […]
- Updated: The Disability Pride Flagby Meriah on July 13, 2022
the disability pride flag: what it represents, who it's for The post Updated: The Disability Pride Flag appeared first on Meriah Nichols.
- Lawmakers Drop Plan To Ban Electric Shock Devices For Those With IDDby Michelle Diament on September 28, 2022
Despite pressure from disability advocates, federal lawmakers are backing off of a proposal to ban devices used to administer electric shocks on people with […]
- Senators Demand Answers On Web Accessibilityby Michelle Diament on September 27, 2022
A bipartisan group of senators is calling out the federal government for failing to do enough to make information and services accessible to people with […]
- Kids With Autism Are Less Likely To Go To College. This Freshman Proved Educators Wrongby Wendy Ruderman, The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS on September 27, 2022
A mother and daughter celebrated an educational triumph when moving the 18-year-old student with autism into her dorm. The post Kids With Autism Are Less […]
- Marine Phosphate Availability and Chemical Origins of Life on Earthon September 27, 2022
Seawater could have provided the phosphorous required for emerging life. The role of phosphate in directing the synthesis of molecules needed by life on Earth
- R&D Cost Not True Reason Drugs are Expensiveon September 26, 2022
Researchers find no proof for pharmaceutical companies' claim of needing to charge high drug prices to recover costs of research and development
- Salamander Brain Regeneration Unlocks Mysteries of Evolution and Regenerationon September 26, 2022
Examining genes and cell types that allow axolotls to regenerate their brains may be key to improving treatment for severe injuries and unlocking regeneration […]
- Data Values campaign: why we must act now to create a fair data futureby tchisaka on September 27, 2022
Sightsavers' Tichafara Chisaka explains how the campaign aims to transform data in the development community and why it closely aligns with our inclusion work.
- “A day I’ll remember all my life”: observations from the funeral of Queen Elizabeth IIby charper on September 20, 2022
“I was at the funeral to represent Sightsavers to honour our departed patron, on behalf of the people we serve, the supporters who make this possible and all […]
- Transforming Education Summit: our call for world leadersby tdanso on September 5, 2022
Sightsavers’ inclusive education policy officer Takyiwa Danso explains why we’re calling on global leaders to protect the rights of children with […]
- Louise Fletcher, 88, Dies; Oscar Winner for ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’by Anita Gates on September 28, 2022
She was largely unknown to the public when she was cast as what the American Film Institute called one of cinema’s most memorable villains.
- For a Deaf Family in Ukraine, War Is a Bewildering Terrorby Jane Arraf on September 28, 2022
People with disabilities in the country are often isolated and poor, and for those like Antonina Andriyenko and her daughter, Tanya, the fear and confusion of […]
- My Parents Are Hackers Out of Necessityby Jeremy Klemin on September 25, 2022
Both skateboarding and navigating daily life with a disability involve surprisingly similar ways of engaging with the built environment.