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Mauritius News | Mental Illness

Mauritius announces review of mental health legislation to protect patients with disabilities and mental illnesses
  • The government announced through a press release that it would begin addressing deficiencies in healthcare treatment for people with mental illnesses.
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Law & Politics

The Dyslexic Librarian (cue laughter)

A vast majority of people who know me- coworkers, patrons, friends- don’t know a certain big fact about me and my life. It’s something that effects me everyday to varying degrees. 410 more words

People With Disabilities

Kyrgyzstan Feature | People with Disabilities

The Uphill Battle for Accessibility

Estimated to be 160,000 in strength, Kyrgyzstan’s disability community has long faced domestic confinement, public misinformation and shaming, and structural exclusion due to lack of governmental and business commitment to accessible spaces and protocols. 53 more words

Law & Politics

Video Evensong 2.10.15, Friday in the 18th Ordinary Week

“I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes.” 2,267 more words

Jesus Christ

Is it time to stop using the word “disability”?

Original post from Disabled Go News


After running a campaign to urge toy manufacturers to include disabled characters in their collections, Rebecca Atkinson started to wonder if the word “disability” might also need a positive makeover. 759 more words


Clothing Design for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Is It Any Different?

Last week I wrote a commentary about how people with disabilities are being included in fashion events. A question I sometimes get is what kind of clothing do blind and visually impaired individuals prefer or need? 813 more words

Every Voice Counts

There used to be a series of ads for a cell phone company featuring the same dialogue. The character would walk around different places and say into the phone, “Can you hear me now? 631 more words

Low Vision