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Blind Man Says Restaurant Told Him To Remove Service Dog

FRASER (WWJ/AP) – A 38-year-old blind man says a restaurant eschewed requirements of federal disability law when it asked him to remove his service dog. 308 more words

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When photographs attack - there were just so many of them, I didn't stand a chance

My nerves were jangling like a duck walking on a hot plate, my palms were as sweaty and clammy as a British 1970’s TV presenter or DJ as he opened up this morning’s newspaper and my heart was racing at the speed of a lapsed drinker at opening time. 426 more words

Photography

The Fight for Audio Description on Netflix’s Daredevil

When Marvel’s much-anticipated Daredevil premiered on Netflix on April 10, the disability community, especially the nerds with disabilities, looked forward to the series in appreciation of the genre, the comic books, and in particular, the blind protagonist, … 2,789 more words

Superheroes

Canada to join international treaty to get more reading materials to the blind

TORONTO – The federal government says Canadians who are blind or have difficulty reading published works will soon have a lot more to read.

A senior government source says Industry Minister James Moore will announce in Toronto today that Canada will join the Marrakesh Treaty, which is designed to make more reading materials available. 114 more words

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"I am his eyes"

He-chi Daily of Guang-Xi Province in China has published a photo essay about a 70+ years old couple in mid April, 2015.  The essay become viral and was carried by numerous Chinese print and digital media around the world. 441 more words

Ken Lai

Quiet

You sit between the shades
Whisper to yourself,
‘Quiet as a mouse’
Again and agin
While you hear the awful steps of history getting closer. 43 more words

Poem