How to read a transcript in ASL: A beginner’s guide

It’s been a year since the 2016 National Speech Language Association (NSLAA) launched its first ASL-enabled NFL team in Chicago.Now that team is playing its first regular-season game on Oct. 31 against the Chicago Bears.The team will be coached by former Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Aaron Donald, who earned his starting job […]

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How to improve the accessibility of disability language to the deaf community

By now, you’ve probably heard that a new government-backed national disability language service has been launched to help make the world more accessible for people with disabilities.And that is good news.However, the new language service is not yet fully-funded, and that has not stopped people from expressing their opinions about its merits or lack thereof. There […]

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When the IRS won’t tell me if I can speak my language: The latest on the IRS tax fraud scandal

The IRS has not been telling me that I can say my language, the IRS has refused to tell me that there are legal requirements that I have to comply with, and the IRS is now telling me I have a choice to say my name, my religion, my gender, my political affiliation, my sexual […]

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How to talk about your disability in public? Here’s a guide

A year ago, we asked readers to suggest the most appropriate language for a disability-themed conversation.The result was a list of more than 1,300 suggestions that we have made available online.We wanted to know what people thought about these suggestions, so we created a survey.The results have been published in a book, Words with Words […]

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Why Django is not for me and why my employer won’t hire me

By JONATHAN STAPLETONA The American conservative website The American Interest is reporting that the company that owns Django CMS has decided to no longer hire people with disabilities. The company has confirmed that it will no longer employ people with Disabilities in the Django CMS. It said in a statement: The Django CMS is an inclusive CMS for […]

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‘If I was a man, I would go out and get married to my girlfriend’: Aussie mother explains her transition

If you’re a father and have a disability and want to be the man you are, there’s hope for you.The first thing you need to know about being transgender is that you can’t be what you are if you don’t change.“There are a lot of things that are part of the gender identity that are […]

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What the research says about the APEX survey and the APA disability survey

What the science says about APEX’s disability survey and APA’s disability definition.The APA Disability Survey is a longitudinal, longitudinal survey of APEX participants, measuring disability and functioning in different settings and settings across the United States.It measures participants’ disability in five areas: speech, hearing, vision, mobility, and social, as well as their impairment in cognitive […]

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