What does the word ‘disabled’ mean?

Disability is defined as an inability to perform, perform in an adaptive or adaptive capacity, or use one or more of the following essential human functions or activities:Ability to understand, respond to, control and communicate with others, or perform other essential tasks.Ability to perform tasks and functions of daily living and to function safely in […]

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‘Aurora-class submarine is in the air’: ‘Aerospace company will start work on new class’

The first of the Aurora-class submarines that will replace the aging aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford has arrived in Japan and the first work is being done on the second of the new class.The ship’s first-of-its-kind launch in the Pacific Ocean from the port of Yokosuka, on the southern coast of Japan, is scheduled […]

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Disabled Language for iPad: How to use a keyboard shortcut

Disabled language for iPad provides the ability to use keyboard shortcuts in certain circumstances.You can access the keyboard shortcut with a key combination of ‘A’, ‘E’, ‘L’, ‘K’ or ‘R’ to activate the keyboard.The accessibility community has been very helpful in creating this feature, with over 150 community members contributing to the project.The disabled language […]

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What to know about the Palestinian West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim

Jerusalem Post reporter Ana Ben-Yehuda reports from Jerusalem.A Palestinian outpost in the West Bank occupied by Israel has become a key battleground in a contentious peace process with the Palestinians.Maale Adalim, located in the northern West Bank, is a complex of dozens of buildings that are owned by a Jewish settlement.The area is home to […]

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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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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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Obama Administration to Release Data on Disability Rights and Access to Justice

President Barack Obama will release his annual disability statistics on Tuesday.The president is expected to release a report that includes data on disability rights, including access to justice, as well as disability rights related to language and disability in 2020.Data from the federal government, including the Social Security Administration and the National Institute of Justice, […]

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