It might sound counterintuitive, but not every patient comes to Dana-Farber for cancer treatment. For example, the Institute’s experts regularly see patients seeking help with benign (non-cancerous) blood disorders. Benign blood disorders such as anemia and sickle cell disease are often treated at cancer centers because such institutions are home …
10 Tips for Including People With Disabilities in Your Party
With the holiday season upon us, it's easy to hold a party where all guests -- with and without disabilities -- feel welcomed, respected and have fun. Al...
How not to be a jerk to people with disabilities
A British disability advocacy group put together a clever series of ads to help the non-disabled not make utter buffoons of themselves.
How Actors With Disabilities Are Educating Casting Directors
Opportunity, understanding and visibility are at the core of the conversation that is changing the dynamic between casting directors and actors with disabilities.
Robin Roberts' rare blood disorder: What is myelodysplastic syndrome?
Five years ago, celebrated television anchor Robin Roberts beat breast cancer, but Monday on Good Morning America, Roberts revealed that she has myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) -- a type of bone marrow disease with around 12,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
How Overcoming a Rare Blood Disorder Made Shelby Houlihan a Tougher Runner
As a child, it left her fatigued, anemic, and sickly. Here’s how she became the fastest American woman in the 5K.
Supreme Court to decide: What level of education do public schools legally owe to students with...
Advocates say it is the most important special-education case in decades.
10 Expenses to Consider In Case of a Disability
A disability has huge financial implications that few are prepared for.
Social Security Disability Claim
www.disabilitydenials.com/social-security-disability-appeals-process.html In this video Marc Whitehead, a Board Certified Social Security Disability A...
Someone you know has a print disability; here’s how we’re helping
Publishers can work together with organizations serving people with print disabilities
Police Learn To Better Understand People With Disabilities
Using a unique two-way approach, law enforcement officers and individuals with developmental disabilities are learning to interact more appropriately with one another.
How Do Long Term Disability Insurance Companies Use Federal ERISA Law to Deny Your Disability Claim
www.disabilitydenials.com/erisa-claim-attorney.html In this video Marc Whitehead, a Board Certified Disability Attorney, explains how Disability Insur...
Why Parents with Disabilities Are Losing Custody of their Kids
Laws designed to protect people with disabilities are failing to maintain the rights of disabled parents to take care of their children
How to Help Your Loved One Cope with Disabilities
Dealing with a disability, whether it's a physical one or something less visible like hearing loss, can be frustrating for your loved one. How you both approach problem solving can make a big difference.
The Affordable Care Act: What Disability Advocates Need to Know
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the disability community must work to better understand the law and the many benefits it can provide to people with disabilities.
Why YA fiction needs to embrace disability
Exposure to differences, to diversity, is where our best education happens. But, argues site member writer-on-wheels, who has cerebral palsy, there was never something out there that could show me that I wasn’t alone, to teach me that my disability wasn’t something to be ashamed of – that’s where teen fiction needs to get real
Connections: How To Increase Voter Turnout Among People With Disabilities
The elections are upon us and while Boards of Elections are installing technology in polling places to enable people with disabilities to vote, the
How one Paris startup is becoming an Uber for people with disabilities
French car-sharing service Wheeliz easily connects people with disabilities to owners of adapted cars.
Arc Community Advocates' Ellen Stone On Why We Need to Hire Those with Disabilities
According to a recent state survey, only eighteen percent of those with developmental disabilities in Michigan are employed. Others tend to end up with
How Can You Fight Your Disability Claims Denial?
In this video Marc Whitehead, a Board Certified Disability Attorney, explains how you can fight your disability claims denial. No matter what type of disabil...