Why do we need disabled people’s language?

The number of disabled people with access to a wide range of language has risen in recent years and, as disability rights groups argue, is only set to increase.In the US alone, the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) has recorded an increase of nearly 20 per cent in the number of people with a disability […]

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What to do if you have to use a sign language sign language, guide for sign language users

With so many signs and so few words, there’s no excuse for not knowing your way around the world.But for some people, like the couple who recently lost their daughter, it’s just not an option.The couple had just bought their house in Winnipeg and were moving into their first home, when the first sign came […]

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What’s the worst way to treat a person with a disability?

Disabled people are often denied the right to express their opinions and opinions are often disregarded by the public and even the government.In an age when millions of Americans have disabilities, the way to resolve this tension is through advocacy.But that doesn’t mean advocacy is always the best solution.In fact, a recent study from the […]

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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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