Video shows transgender woman ‘passed’ for military with a disability

A transgender woman has been awarded a Bronze Star after she overcame her disability and successfully completed a military service.The video shows Caitlyn Baugh standing on a flight from Hawaii to Alaska, but with a cane, using her hand to help herself walk.She told the Associated Press she has had a difficult time adjusting to […]

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Which Language Can I Use When Making an Argument?

Language has a tremendous impact on the way we think about, talk about, and communicate with others.However, language can be very complex and can be used as a way to manipulate the reality around us.That’s where the power of pragmatics comes into play.In this Powerpoint presentation, I will be exploring the power in language.It will […]

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Which language is disabled? – MSNBC

MSNBC hosts Josh Zepps and Ali Velshi discuss the issue of language disability in the media, as well as the prevalence of the term.They discuss the prevalence and importance of disability accommodations in the mainstream media and how this affects the work force.“What is disability accommodation?” they ask.“The concept of disability accommodation is that you’re […]

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Why I have been able to read more languages

I have a slight, thin build.I have blond hair, but my skin is darker and I have long, dark eyelashes.I’m about six feet tall, and my fingers are thick and strong.I used to say I was the “world’s shortest” player in tennis.It’s because of the way I read.In the summer of 2005, when I was […]

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How to Create a Powerpoint Language Disability Workshop for your Students

Next BigFuture has just released a free Powerpoint language disability workshop for students who are not fluent in Mandarin or Chinese.The workshop aims to give students a chance to create an interactive and fun learning experience for their students to gain an understanding of their language and to have a deeper understanding of the challenges […]

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‘I was scared’: How to deal with your disability in the workplace

The Globe and Mail article The Canadian Press title ‘We’re all going to die’: A look at the challenges faced by Canadians with disabilities article The Associated Press article The American Psychiatric Association, which advises the federal government, issued a statement saying it supports efforts to promote more equal employment opportunities for Canadians with mental […]

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