How to get a better response to your disability?

A new survey of more than 20,000 people with disabilities shows that while they don’t get all the attention they’d like, they are still part of a thriving community.The survey, conducted by the National Disability Employment Alliance, found that nearly one in three respondents reported they had worked with someone with a disability.“We found that […]

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What you need to know about the ‘disability’ accommodation option for your business

As a business, it’s important to be flexible and to take the time to make sure you have the right accommodation.However, there are some situations where you might want to consider whether it’s in your best interests to accommodate someone with a disability in your workplace.Here are some things to consider before you start thinking […]

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Autism language and testing: A new battleground

An autism language and test system that is designed to help parents understand their children’s disabilities will be introduced in a new pilot project in Auckland.The pilot project is designed as a pilot project to identify and implement language and communication challenges in the home, in schools and at community centres.Auckland’s Language and Language Disorders […]

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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 are disability first and disability sensitive languages?

Disabled first language (DFL) is the first language the deaf and hard of hearing person can hear, and can be used for communication.It can be spoken by individuals with hearing impairments, or used as a substitute for spoken English, as well as by the blind.Disability sensitive language (DSL) is an alternative to DFL, but is […]

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