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International Day of Persons With Disabilities

Keeping it Real on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Ebenezar Wikina

On December 3rd 2014 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Keeping it Real (KIR) Foundation in collaboration with the Niger Delta Coalition of Persons with Disabilities observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2014.

Leading the Way: Workplace Inclusiveness for People of All Abilities

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

Here are some steps companies can take to demonstrate that they choose to be inclusive. Because building an environment where everybody can succeed is not just a normal part of doing business, it provides a competitive advantage.

The Future of Sport

Eli Wolff | Posted 01.31.2015 | Sports
Eli Wolff

The future of sport is going to involve athletes with and without disabilities competing in sports together. Sports traditionally designed for athletes with a disability present a tremendous opportunity to also open up to include all participants -- both those with or without a disability.

Empowering the Intellectually Disabled Through Sport

Mary Davis | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Mary Davis

The vast majority face a life of prejudice and discrimination, loneliness and limitation. Our number one challenge in Special Olympics is to end that.

Gripping Photos Prove That People With Disabilities Know No Limits

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact

Medical and technological advances have opened up more opportunities than ever before for the more than 1 billion people living with disabilities. ...

WATCH: 'Disabled' Mannequins Will Change The Way You See Beauty

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick & Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.03.2013 | Style

It's no secret that the smooth, plastic bodies staring out of store windows aren't true physical replicas of the people who stare back at them. But th...

Marking the Annual Observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

The goal of the observance is to promote better understanding of disability-related issues by focusing on the rights of people with disabilities and the achievements they can realize from being included in every aspect of life.