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25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act: What's Next?

This past Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (or ADA). Enacted with broad bipartisan support, the ADA was the first (and last) significant piece of human rights legislation passed in the US since the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. 889 more words

How to Braid your Hair One-Handed

Two years ago, at age 26, I’ve managed to learn something I’ve longed to do since my early childhood. After weeks of struggle, I finally learned how to braid my hair. 349 more words

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Judaism and Mental Illness - a Question

There has suddenly been a run on the post Judaism and Mental Illness, which I originally posted in October of 2013. In July alone, there have been nearly a thousand “hits” or readings of that column. 45 more words

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Boy, 11, ‘loving’ life after opting for leg amputation

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An 11-year-old says his genetic condition caused him so much “agony”, he told his parents he wanted his leg cutting off. 166 more words

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Tennis Foundation Wheelchair Tennis Camps

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If you’ve been inspired by recent Grand Slam titles for GB stars Jordanne Whiley and Andy Lapthorne then why not give tennis a go yourself? 206 more words

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The Stelios Award 2015 – Creating opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs

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Applications now open for £50,000 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2015.

• The £50,000 award recognises talents of established business owners with a disability or long-term health condition. 434 more words

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The Unbreakables: Life and Love on Disability Campus

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Studying, partying and dating – the everyday antics of students living away from home for the very first time. 265 more words

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