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Target Unveils Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Kids With Disabilities
The line includes adaptive and sensory-friendly outfits and coordinating wheelchair covers.
‘Ramy’ Actor Steve Way Wonders Why Americans Haven't ‘Rioted’ Over This One Issue
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are the health care champions that many disabled Americans need, the Hulu actor says.
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Preschool For Children With Disabilities Works. But Federal Funding For It Is Plumeeting.
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Per pupil spending has decreased sharply, by 40% per child from 1994 to 2014.
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This Is How Employers Weed Out Disabled People From Their Hiring Pools
A recent ad for a journalism job underscored the challenges that can face job candidates with disabilities.
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Tony Winner Ali Stroker Hopes One Day Her Wheelchair Won’t Make You Uncomfortable
“It’s hard to look at things that are uncomfortable. But the only way to make progress is to feel the discomfort," the actress said.
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It’s Perfectly OK To Call A Disabled Person ‘Disabled,’ And Here's Why
We've been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm than good.
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Ali Stroker’s Tony Win Was Monumental… And A Huge Slap In The Face
The actress’s award was a triumph for disabled representation, but how she received it was a sad reminder of the reality of ableism.
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Karamo Brown Wondered If A Common Phrase Was Offensive, So He Asked
The "Queer Eye" star sparked an impassioned discussion about language and ableism on Twitter.
What It's Like Being Disabled And Asian In America
The pressure to conform to Western values, lifestyles and standards of success can be especially hard on disabled Asian Americans.
Netflix's 'Special' Aims To Smash Barriers For Queer And Disabled Lives On TV
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The eight-episode comedy is based on star Ryan O'Connell's life as a gay man with cerebral palsy.
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Wendy Lu Is A Proud Disabled Woman
HuffPost journalist Wendy Lu was born with vocal cord paralysis and has always lived with a tracheostomy tube. While Wendy has used her voice to advocate for people with disabilities, she’s also mindful that the responsibility to champion the disability community rests on everyone’s shoulders.
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I Told My Mom I Hire Sex Workers And Her Response Changed Our Relationship
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I was hiding these experiences from my mom and it was killing me.
Lupita Nyong’o Says Her Creepy Voice In ‘Us’ Was Inspired By A Disability
Disability advocates are speaking out against the actress’ remark that spasmodic dysphonia was her inspiration for a villainous character's voice.
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Disability Representation Is Seriously Lacking In TV And Movies: Report
A study calls for 1 in 4 people on screen and behind the camera to be disabled.
This Viral Hashtag Lets People With Disabilities Show Off Their Sexy Sides
The hashtag is shedding light on a community that creator Andrew Gurza says we "would rather ignore."
Sarah Sanders Speaks On Whether Trump Thinks Dems Hate Jews
Trump reportedly told RNC donors he believes Democrats hate Jewish people over the weekend.
This Woman's 37-Year Wait For A Barbie That Looks Like Her Is Finally Over
"Excuse me while I cry for 300 years because this was the toy I needed as a little girl."
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Aquatica Orlando Was Just Named The First Autism-Certified Water Park
The Florida park includes a quiet room and a low sensory area for guests.
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Hollywood's Disability Problem Goes Way Beyond Bryan Cranston
The actor has come under fire for his role as a disabled man in "The Upside," co-starring Kevin Hart.
Bryan Cranston Defends Playing A Man With Disabilities In New Film ‘Upside’
The “Breaking Bad” star granted the issue of representation was “worthy of debate,” so people on Twitter debated.
In Natural Disasters, A Disability Can Be A Death Sentence
How disability rights advocates want to change the landscape of disaster response.
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2018's Most Horrific Sign Of Things To Come Was People With Disabilities Dying In Disasters
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There has never been a threat to humanity quite like catastrophic climate change. But it won't affect all humans equally.
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Why I Struggle Memorializing George H.W. Bush As A Liberal Woman With A Disability
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The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 changed my life. But Bush was a flawed leader.
Dane Cook Blasted By Nyle DiMarco For Insensitive Tweet About People Who Are Deaf
The comedian later deleted his tweet.
HBO's ‘My Brilliant Friend’ Discriminates Against Blind People
The show will not have a feature that allows people with visual disabilities to watch. The rest of the network's programming doesn't either.
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Disabled People With Chronic Health Issues Face A World Of Inaccessibility
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