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Marlee Matlin Calls Out Hollywood's Problem With Portraying Disabled People

Disabled people are left out of the picture.<p>Last year, the internet came together to show that Hollywood has a diversity problem. With #OscarsSoWhite, many pointed out that the awards are overwhelmingly white, often leaving out black actors, producers, directors and other film professionals. But …

Social Security Disability Benefits vs. Retirement Benefits | Investopedia

I’ve seen lots of people file for Social Security retirement benefits when they should have filed for Social Security disability benefits.<p>If you are …

Harvard officials allegedly stole $110,000 meant for students with disabilities

A duo of former administrators at Harvard are facing charges that they stole the money from an account meant to help students with disabilities and …

How Teacher Training Hinders Special-Needs Students

Strong progress has been made to integrate students with disabilities into general-education classrooms. Educator instruction hasn’t kept up.<p>BLOOMFIELD, N.J.—When Mary Fair became a teacher in 2012, her classes often contained a mix of special-education students and general-education students. …

Education

Trump champions a voucher program that asks disabled students to waive rights

Florida’s McKay Scholarship Program doesn’t provide any real accountability to schools.<p>President Donald Trump plans to visit a Catholic school on …

Zona Roberts: ‘grandmother’ of the disability rights movement

<b>Zona Roberts, 96, Berkeley</b><p>Why you want to know her: Zona Roberts set the stage for her son Ed Roberts to become the “father” of the disability rights …

6 things you'll understand if you're young and disabled

It can be isolating and frustrating – but know you're not alone<p>Disability comes in many forms and affects life in innumerable ways. Being a young …

Berkeley Removes 20,000* Free Online Videos to Comply with Insane Department of Justice Ruling

The handicappers general in the Department of Justice strike again: the University of California, Berkeley, is deleting a massive amount of free, …

5 Ways President Trump’s Agenda Is a Disaster for People with Disabilities

Donald Trump made his disregard for the 1 in 5 Americans with disabilities abundantly clear when he mocked a disabled <i>New York Times</i> reporter to a …

Health Care

Saudi envoy: Kingdom guarantees rights of people with disabilities

JEDDAH: The importance of supporting and coordinating joint Arab humanitarian work was highlighted when the High Coordination Committee for Arab …

Tucson News Now

Horsemen thought the 2014 season was the last, but thanks to a three year lease and several improvements, horse racing is back at Rillito.

Behind Spirit Airlines' Yellow and Black Rebranding

Spirit is the latest low-cost carrier to revisit their branding, just a few days after both Frontier and Southwest, following a trend that …

The more people fly, the more they prefer the aisle seat

US airlines are filling empty seats in record numbers. In 2013, they filled 83.1% of their passenger capacity according to the US Department of Transportation Statistics. In June, domestic routes were 87.4% full a monthly record. The increased load not only means fewer empty middle seats but also …

USDOT

What Southwest Airlines' Big New Rebranding Signals for Low-Cost Carriers

Talk to any designer after a few drinks, and the usual story will come up, that “design is cyclical and everything that we see now has been seen …

עמוד האש שלפני המחנה: כך הפכנו ללוחמים בפלס"ר 7

'להסתכל על הצוות הסחוט שלך ולדעת שלא הלכת לידם, אלא הלכת איתם' | צילום: דובר צה"ל<p>סמ"ר עמית צ'פלין (22) וסג"ם שלומי וינברגר (21) התחילו את השירות …

Canning Colonialism: New Zealand to Vote On Scrapping Its Flag

World<p>New Zealand's political leaders confirmed this week that they will give voters the opportunity to scrap their national flag and come up with a new design.<p>The current flag features the United Kingdom's Union Jack in the top left corner, and ditching it would be a symbolic moment in the Pacific …