How to help kids with language disabilities gain the ability to read and write

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday to help young people with disabilities who have difficulty reading and writing improve their language skills, a key priority for President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.The bill is the first of three he aims to pass on his first full legislative day in office.The Senate voted 54-41 […]

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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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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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