What is an ‘antisemitic’ slur?

An antisemitic slur is an insult that refers to Jews, Muslims, Christians, or other minority groups, said Ayoub Salameh, director of the University of Southern California’s Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs.The definition of antisemitism is an anti-Semitic ideology that views the Jewish people as an inferior race, he added.While some have used the term […]

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New Scientist: Disability is a double-edged sword

Written by The New Scientist team  The world of disability is changing fast, and it’s being driven by two forces.One is the emergence of new forms of disability, which can be caused by genetic, behavioural, physical, social, cultural or other factors.The other is advances in cognitive technology.These developments mean we’re becoming less dependent on the […]

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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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How to read a transcript in ASL: A beginner’s guide

It’s been a year since the 2016 National Speech Language Association (NSLAA) launched its first ASL-enabled NFL team in Chicago.Now that team is playing its first regular-season game on Oct. 31 against the Chicago Bears.The team will be coached by former Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Aaron Donald, who earned his starting job […]

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