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Parental Rights Include Disability Equality: A Call to Action for Psychology

By Alette Coble-Temple, PsyD (Ms. Wheelchair California 2015 and Professor, John F. Kennedy University)

Becoming a parent is considered a basic human right in our country. 1,066 more words

Children And Youth

How 25 Years of the "Americans with Disabilities Act" Has Benefited All of Us

By Dana S. Dunn, PhD (Professor of Psychology, Moravian College)

Three cheers for the ADA at 25 years of age!

The signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in July 1990 dramatically changed the social and political landscape of the United States for the better. 725 more words

Discrimination

Disability Employment Framework Enquiry

I’ve uploaded a copy of my submission to my Google Plus page for anyone who is interested to read.

You’ll find it under the posts page at; 9 more words

Disability Employment

Be prepared!

John Mckenna, disability commentator, has resumed his blog after a break. This comic strip evolved from John’s observation that in negotiating with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) it was surprising that people with disabilities and their families did not seem to be taking third party support people with them, that having this extra set of eyes and ears was good value – and a good practice generally.

Disability

Dying to Talk.

Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to adults with intellectual disability, and discuss end-of-life planning in everyday contexts. 16 more words

Disability

Sorry... you do matter to God, but we don't want you here... there's a Church down the road...

Sadly, too many families with kids with developmental disabilities have heard this time and time again. They desire to find a place to worship freely without the stares… yet it seems that every church they go, they have someone apporach them and say that there is just no way their child can attend the Church. 136 more words

Disability Issues

Oh God! A Reference...

Jules, a regular contributer to The Single Feather, had this lovely blog post and reference about the work he has done to help others, clink on the link to read the rest on his blog. 116 more words

Disability Issues