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Covering the latest disability news and discussion in the USA or affecting Americans.

Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use...

A fantastic settlement has been reached between Uber and the NBF in America to enable far better transport for people using guide dogs and other assistance animals.

Mental Health: Not just a place to live – From homelessness...

Helping the most marginalized people in society feel comfortable in a new and alien environment, where they were isolated from their peers, required a different approach that went beyond finding them a place to live.
International Disability News including Mental Health news

Families Fight To Keep Institutions, Sheltered Workshops Open

This story from the US highlights an issue that is very hotly contested here in Australia.

Is This Fair?: BMW Redesigns The Wheelchair For High-Speed Paralympians

BMW is helping make faster, lighter racing wheelchairs but is it fair to all athletes?

CrossFit program helps children with autism find confidence

A fantastic exercise program for children with autism is helping with fitness and confidence.

Many Americans Putting Vision at Risk from Sun Damage

International news concerning disability and mental health from PR NewsWire.

Seattle To Host 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

International mental health news from PR NewsWire. Learn about mental health and disability.

Mencap campaign calls on OkCupid to apologise and remove an offensive...

A dating website includes a highly offensive question around IQ as part of its signup process.

We’re blind, not invisible

A social change campaign aimed at permanently altering how society views and treats people who are blind.

Ford to Launch Program Aimed at Hiring People on the Autism...

A great job initiative by Ford (US) in relation to people with autism.

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