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It’s a lot like a lot of things we’re doing in the United States today, but there’s a twist.Not only are we hearing people who have disabilities, but we’re hearing them from other parts of the world.And we’re also seeing that people with disabilities are being told that the words and concepts they’re hearing are […]

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Which state will be the first to eliminate discrimination against people with disabilities?

Washington state will become the first state in the nation to ban discrimination against individuals with disabilities, but it will still be up to the states to decide which ones will be allowed to expand protections for the vulnerable.The House is set to vote on a bill Monday that would prohibit discrimination against a person […]

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A look at the most prominent LGBTQIA+ characters in video games

I was in my late teens and early twenties when the first LGBTQIA+, video game character was born.For me, the first game character I ever played was The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.My teenage self wasn’t quite ready for it yet, but the first time I played Skyrim was during the first week of my sophomore […]

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The word “disabled” gets a new meaning as the term is renamed to ‘disabled in service’

The word ‘disabled’ gets a big new meaning when it comes to services for people with disabilities.The word is now being used in a new way to mean “disabled in the service” or “in service to.”According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the word ‘disability’ is an acronym for “disability in service.”This new definition […]

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How to talk about disability, language and disability issues in India

The Times Of India has released a report detailing the disability language used by Indian students in India, including in schools, government offices, and businesses.The report, which is available online, reveals how the Indian government and its education and employment institutions have failed to meet the demands of the Indian community for inclusive language use […]

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What to know about disability rights in Canada

By The Associated PressIn a country where people with disabilities can often find themselves trapped in their homes, where their rights are frequently ignored or abused, Canadians are learning a little bit more about what it takes to live a full life.A new report by the National Centre for Disability Rights (NCDR) highlights the many […]

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What’s a disability like? We’ll explain, and then you can find out,

The internet, the internet, and the internet.You know what they say.You want to be able to navigate around the internet without having to leave the house?You’re going to need a disability app.I know, I know.That’s why we’ve created the Whmcs app.It’s a place to connect with your family, friends, and other whmics without ever leaving […]

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How to identify language impairment in NFL players’ communication in a new report

The NFL’s latest study on language impairment has been released and it’s a big one.The study finds that a significant percentage of players are experiencing language impairment.The researchers say that in 2016, the average speed of an NFL player’s speech was 20.4 words per minute.A player’s speed was found to be a predictor of a […]

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Which language is disabled? – MSNBC

MSNBC hosts Josh Zepps and Ali Velshi discuss the issue of language disability in the media, as well as the prevalence of the term.They discuss the prevalence and importance of disability accommodations in the mainstream media and how this affects the work force.“What is disability accommodation?” they ask.“The concept of disability accommodation is that you’re […]

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“I want a disability-friendly language!”—A guide to disability-positive apps

Ars Technicapolises: The tech world’s biggest disability advocacy organizations—A disability advocacy group, one of the biggest disability organizations, and one of its biggest advocates.In addition to the disability-focused groups listed above, disability-related companies are often involved in social media campaigns, public outreach, and marketing.These companies have also been instrumental in the push to make disability […]

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