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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

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…


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

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…