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Delivered by wheelchair express to Ric McIver

Dr. Mr. McIver: I’m writing you today to encourage you to think about using different words when you talk about people with disabilities. It’s a common thing countless people do, and please understand: I am not criticizing. 397 more words

Commentary: How Smart Homes Are Empowering People with Disabilities

Imagine being at home, when all of a sudden you hear your doorbell ring. Unless you were expecting someone, like a mail or food delivery, you might not know who it is if you cannot see. 425 more words

Enda the Line

Finally, after what seems like an inappropriately long wait, Enda Kenny stepped down as party Leader of Fine Gael at midnight on Thursday 18 May, and a new party Leader will be announced by the 2 June.   988 more words


Disabled people suffer ..... as government drags to implement UNCRPD commitment

By TapiwaMutizamhepo

Zimbabwe is a signatory to United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Disabled people, where it pledged its commitment to undertake and fulfill various obligations intended to uplift and improve the conditions of people living with disabilities in Zimbabwe. 874 more words


Uber gets sued over lack of services available to people with disabilities

Although Uber has launched a program for people with physical disabilities to use the car-hailing service, the program is not available in all the markets in which Uber operates. 298 more words


Me Before My Disability

I saw this is on the Instagram site of the Ability Magazine. I loved this poem the moment I saw it.

Mental Health

Apps as assistive technology: The widening world of apps

New apps for our smartphones, tablets, and computers seem to appear on an hourly basis and can range in price from several hundred dollars or are free to download, but may require a monthly fee or in-app purchases. 686 more words