How to identify disability languages and disabilities in Canada

By the numbers, it seems like the federal government is on the right track to include disability language in the Official Languages Act.But how to get there?The Federal Court has already ruled that it would be unfair to exclude disability language from the Act.And with a growing number of jurisdictions having laws or policies that […]

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Which language is your disability language? The words to think about when you’re disabled

I’m not sure what you’d call me or how I speak.I’m autistic, but I can’t say I speak any other language.I can only understand English, which is the first language I learned.But that’s not how I’m going to get through this year, when I’m expected to get up in the morning and do the work […]

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Windows 8 is the latest version of the software that disabled the deaf and hard of hearing

Microsoft has released a software update to disable the use of the language ‘apraxiac’ in Windows 8.The Microsoft spokesperson told The Register that the software update “changes the language from apraxiac to dsa.”However, it is unclear whether Microsoft is only attempting to disable apraxia in Windows, or if it intends to completely remove the language.This […]

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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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How to get disabled people to participate in tech companies’ social media campaigns

disabledPeople.com, which enables disabled people and people with intellectual disabilities to participate on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other social media platforms, has launched a new social media tool for people with disabilities.The tool is called DisableFromLanguage and it allows users to create their own customized settings for disabling people with language impairments from participating […]

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How to Create the Voice of Your Disability Language

Posted March 12, 2019 09:02:14When you want to get creative with your disability vocabulary, you can start with this crossword.The phrase “DSA Language” is a great way to start and is very empowering.You can use the word “disability” in the phrase, “Disabled language crossword.”You can also use the phrase “Disability crossword,” “D-S-A-L-I-D-A.”You could even use […]

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Former Dolphins safety: I don’t know if I’m disabled or not

Former Dolphins linebacker David Parry says he is disabled and does not know if he is a transgender man or a woman.Parry, who is also a transgender woman, spoke to ESPN on Wednesday.Parrys said he has a transgender name, and said he did not realize that his identity as a woman was controversial.“I just have […]

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