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Braced by Alyson Gerber

Braced by Alyson Gerber. March 28, 2017. Scholastic Press, 281 p. ISBN: 9780545902144.  Int Lvl: 5-8; Rdg Lvl: 4.8.

The first contemporary novel about a disorder that bends the lives of ten percent of all teenagers: scoliosis. 740 more words

Fiction

Normalizing "different"

For more than 45 years I worked hard to hide my physical differences and associated struggles, first by instinct and later as a defense against unwanted attention. 1,095 more words

People With Disabilities

Hip

The earliest point of my life where I remember by social justice journey starting was at a fifth grade, father daughter dance. It was the first time I realized my father was disabled. 339 more words

People With Disabilities

Equal Rights Center sues Uber for denying equal access to people who use wheelchairs

The Equal Rights Center is suing Uber for denying equal access to its services for people with physical disabilities. According to the lawsuit, the ERC alleges that Uber has chosen not to include wheelchair-accessible vehicles as an option in its standard UberX fleet of vehicles, and omits people who use wheelchairs in Washington , D.C. 376 more words

Viral

Civil Rights Commission opening a 2-year probe into Trump administration citing president's budget cuts to civil rights enforcement. 

Civil Rights Commission opening a 2-year probe into Trump administration citing president’s budget cuts to civil rights enforcement.

The federal watchdog group became concerned about the Trump administration after several agencies announced budget and personnel cuts in departments that oversee civil rights. 45 more words

Truth & Reality

PT Helps You Get Back On Track

If you’re dealing with an injury, a trauma, or a chronic condition, you might turn to physical therapy to help you recovery physically and get back to doing the things you love. 382 more words

Disability

Authentic Jackson

Earlier this past Spring, March 7, 2017 to be specific, big time actor, Samuel L. Jackson made some obvious observations about a lot of British actors are taking on the roles of American characters lately. 2,400 more words