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People with Disabilities Face Cuts to Services under Both Republican Tax Plans

People with Disabilities Face Cuts to Services under Both Republican Tax Plans

The 2 republican tax bills have moved through Congress at warp-speed, so it’s been difficult to keep track of how each tax bill would affect Americans in general, and those with disabilities in particular. When Congress passes this kind of legislation, by law the new legislation is not allowed to add to the national debt. more…


Study Finds Characters with Disabilities Featured More Often on Primetime TV

Study Finds Characters with Disabilities Featured More Often on Primetime TV

According to a recent study, there are more characters with disabilities on primetime television shows than ever before. In this primetime lineup, 16 characters with disabilities are featured as regulars. The study was compiled by GLAAD, an organization that advocates for LGBTQ individuals in the media, but the report examined representations of many minority groups more…


Tommy Hilfiger and Target Release New Clothing Lines for People with Disabilities

Tommy Hilfiger and Target Release New Clothing Lines for People with Disabilities

Last week, not 1 but 2 major clothing brands launched new adaptive clothing collections. Cat & Jack (Target’s house brand) and Tommy Hilfiger, already known for their disability-friendly offerings, have significantly expanded existing clothing lines to support the needs of more individuals. Designers at both brands worked directly with people with disabilities to understand and more…


Learning the Signs of Cerebral Palsy: Children’s Delays in Walking and Sitting Can Lead to Early Diagnosis

Learning the Signs of Cerebral Palsy: Children’s Delays in Walking and Sitting Can Lead to Early Diagnosis

Cerebral palsy, a birth injury, is a lifelong, neurological disorder that affects how the brain controls development. Such a disorder can impair speech, hearing, vision, and learning ability in some cases, but almost always affect muscles and movement. As such, developmental delay in movement is 1 of the first warning signs doctors use to detect more…


October Is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: A Chance to Celebrate Abilities, Not Disabilities

October Is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: A Chance to Celebrate Abilities, Not Disabilities

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a month dedicated every year to promoting greater understanding of Down syndrome and the 250,000 Americans living with the disorder. Despite the many accomplishments and abilities of this community, Down syndrome is surrounded by many more misconceptions that can only be put right through awareness. As the National Down more…


New App Gives Mothers Opportunity to Detect Cerebral Palsy in Their Newborns

New App Gives Mothers Opportunity to Detect Cerebral Palsy in Their Newborns

They say there’s an app for everything, and there certainly is a variety of mobile apps designed for children with disabilities caused by birth injury. Children with cerebral palsy, a group of disorders that affects brain function, movement, and posture, can make use of a whole host of tools to aid development. However, no app more…


Corporate Culture Shift? Disability Equality Index Holds Promise for Disabled Employees

Corporate Culture Shift? Disability Equality Index Holds Promise for Disabled Employees

The latest Disability Equality Index (DEI), which measures the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workplace, was recently released. It marks a bright spot in what has long been a dismal employment situation for disabled Americans. Even according to recent statistics, people with disabilities such as cerebral palsy or erb’s palsy are still more more…


Students with Disabilities Fight for Services in Nation’s Largest School District

Students with Disabilities Fight for Services in Nation’s Largest School District

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), children with disabilities such as cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy have the right to receive special educational services at school. These services range from tutoring to speech and occupational therapy, and enable students with disabilities to develop to their full academic potential. This is why it’s disturbing more…


Morgan’s Wonderland Opens World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park

Morgan’s Wonderland Opens World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park

Picture a hot summer’s day, complete with cloudless sky and gentle breeze. Though nothing takes the edge off like a dip in the pool, your family decides to look for a little more excitement in 1 of the nation’s best water parks. Then, imagine your child’s eagerness to explore all the record-breaking rides turning to more…