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"CinemAbility" Explores current Civil Rights Movement and Marks 6th Installment Of "Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World"

Katharine Kramer | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Katharine Kramer

I am proud to be screening "CinemAbility" this coming October for it is a film that according to Gold is "the last great civil rights movement of our time" and it also entertains, educates and enlightens.

AMAZING: Student Walks After 10 Years In A Wheelchair

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.11.2013 | Teen

Thirteen-year-old Tyler Bain stole the show last Tuesday at Pine Tree Junior High's final home game when he did something amazing. He walked. T...

UN Holds First Major Meeting On Helping People With Disabilities...And It's About Time

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened a historic U.N. meeting of world leaders Monday "to break barriers and open doors" for the...

Disabled Workforce Grows Thanks To New Technologies

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- When high school football coach Kevin Bella needs an intense, heart-to-heart with a player, he goes home and sits on his couch. Th...

Shocking Way D.C. Taxis Treat People With Disabilities

Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's a video that's hard to watch. WUSA9 went undercover to see how D.C. cabs treated people with disabilities. The results are shock...

Rule Bans Newlyweds From Living Together

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. — With the beaming smiles of newlyweds, Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels hold hands, exchange adoring glances and complete ea...

Angela Mackey: National Governor's Association and Ability

John Robinson | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
John Robinson

Angela Mackey is a wonderful person who loves her job. She especially enjoys recruiting others to Walgreens. Angela has cerebral palsy. She is hiring and managing people with disabilities all while trying to share Walgreen's successful recipe with others. Why is this important?

Healing and Rehabilitation in Laos

Noam Schimmel | Posted 08.31.2012 | World
Noam Schimmel

The suffering, disability, and poverty that results from Laotian civilians being maimed by U.S. ordinance is massive and no amount of aid can bring back the individuals killed by these bombs, nor the quality of life for individuals who are now injured.

Obama Avoiding Controversy Over Pool Access For Disabled

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is sidestepping an election-year confrontation with the hotel industry and other pool owners to give them more ...

Geri-ism #2: Unmasking the Real Disabilities

Geri Jewell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Geri Jewell

Let's unmask the real disabilities that threaten all of us. They are not cerebral palsy, or being wheelchair-bound, or having AIDS; they are hatred, prejudice, abuse, deception, false pride, hypocrisy, greed and despair.

Cathy Conheim: A Woman Who Knows How to Make Things Happen!

BJ Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact
BJ Gallagher

"Wishing, waiting, and hoping -- that's the language of victims," Cathy asserts. "Those are all passive words. They're not active. If you want things to happen in your life, you have to get moving."

Would Your Relationship Survive A Disability?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

What makes for a good relationship and can we predict who will weather the storm of a disability and stay together?

Employing The Disabled: Focus On What They Can Do, Not What They Can't

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

As an employer of people with disabilities, I encourage and urge business owners, government leaders and people in the community to focus on job candidates' abilities, not their disabilities.