Disabled Children

what the lives of disabled teens are really like

Cripple Magazine is created by and for disabled teens -- and anyone who wants to really understand the experiences of Gen Z youth with disabilities.<p><i>Cripple Magazine,</i> created by and for disabled teens -- and anyone who wants to really understand the similarities and differences experienced by Gen Z …


Bonnie and Clyde for teens? Dallas author Karen Blumenthal tells the story

More than 80 years ago, long before selfies and social media, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker committed a classic Facebook faux pas.<p>The Depression-era …

The Arts

7 Shows We’re Looking Forward To At Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018

From Amit Aggarwal's first-ever menswear showcase to Monisha Jaising's grand finale featuring a performance by Cirque du Soleil

Fashion Week

SEND: heads warn for support pupils is under threat

Schools need assistance from other local services to avoid pupil exclusions, but these are being cut, says the NAHT


Family planning subsidies to be gradually increased

A child sits in front of a family planning slogan.Photo: CFP<p>The government will gradually raise subsidies to families with few or no children in a …

Family Planning

Willow Creek Church paid out $3M to sex assault victims: report

Willow Creek Community Church has paid out more than $3 million in settlements to the families of two disabled children who were sexually abused by a …


Disabled children waiting too long for NHS wheelchairs

NHS England misses target for delivery of wheelchairs to more than 5,000 children<p>Thousands of disabled children in England who need a wheelchair are waiting more than the four-month target for the equipment to be delivered, analysis has revealed.<p>The NHS standard is for children to receive a …


Chicago-area megachurch paid $3.25M over child sexual abuse

Getty Images<p>×<p>Chicago-area megachurch paid $3.25M over child sexual abuse<p>Getty Images<p>SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) – A massive Chicago-area evangelical …

Child Abuse

Wheel-chair bound Kashmiri receives NCPEDP award in Delhi

Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) Javed Ahmad Tak, a Kashmiri who received the award of the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People …


HK Observatory raises typhoon signal 3 as Tropical Storm Bebinca edges towards Pearl River Delta

Classes at kindergartens and schools for physically and intellectually disabled children were suspended on Tuesday after the Hong Kong Observatory …


5 Minutes with Michael Anthony of Van Halen | Goodguys

Michael Anthony may be known for his extensive collection of bass guitars – he has one shaped like a Jack Daniels bottle, after all! – but the former …

Classic Cars

Kavanaugh Thinks It’s Okay to Perform Elective Surgery on People Without Their Consent

Right now, Congress is in a deadlock over Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Senators are reviewing more than 1 million pages of …


They'll Donate More to Charity if You Try to Climb Everest

Rhonda Vetere had run plenty of marathons and triathlons, but she had never been motivated to run for a cause before this year. That’s when she discovered the Serengeti Girls Run, a 55-mile women-only run in October through the Tanzanian bush to raise money for girls’ empowerment programs in local …

Everest Base Camp

Omahan Diane Kissinger remembered for fostering more than 150 disabled children over 25 years

Diane Kissinger never met a child she couldn’t love like her own.<p>Besides her four biological sons and five adopted daughters, Kissinger fostered more …


Swim for Kids event raises money Easter Seals and the YMCA

Plenty of swimmers and their families came out to support the second annual Swim for Kids event Saturday morning at Kingston`s Lake Ontario Park.<p>“You …


The Christian Right’s Politics of Cruelty

Conservative Christians back them, but the policies pushed by politicians like Donald Trump and Dan Patrick are anything but Christ-like.<p>Fri, Aug 10, …


How we’re supporting greener ways to get around

From flooding, to extreme temperatures and droughts – we can all see the consequences of man-made climate change.<p>🌍 Scotland is a world leader on …

Scottish National Party

Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying

Almost half of the poorer mental health we see in teenagers with a disability is due to bullying, our new research shows.<p>If we could stop the high …

Mental Health

Spare us another Tory ‘big society’ solution to the social care crisis | Frances Ryan

One of the abiding images at the start of the austerity era was that of the national finances being like a “household budget’’. Used by ministers and some media, it was a neat way to sell cuts to the public as prudent economics, despite the fact that it was entirely misleading (unlike a household, …

Opinion (UK)

Children with disabilities need better access to sport

Canada’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, published by the national non-profit organization ParticipACTION, gives …


San Jose non-profit group helping to educate children in Sierra Leone

An accident that claimed the life of a young boy's mother and left the child injured has become a ray of hope for young people thousands of miles …


Organization Helps Children With Disabilities Learn To Ride Bikes

Learning to ride a bike is a childhood milestone, but for some kids getting there is like climbing a mountain.


Calls for cabinet member to ‘consider her position’ after Bristol City Council forced into £5m SEND cut u-turn

Cabinet member for education Anna Keen is facing calls to "consider her position" after the council was forced to stop £5million worth of cuts to its …

Great Britain

Chief Peter Collins champions disabled children at AFN assembly

Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins was the seconder on Chief Byron Louis’ resolution (Okanagan) entitled, “Increased Focus on Disabilities …

Human Rights

These moms organize pop-up photo shoots for kids with disabilities

Maria Jordan MacKeigan had never met a person with Down syndrome until her own daughter, Jordan Grace, was born with the chromosomal abnormality four …


Two new Negev towns approved to be built

The Ministry of Construction and Housing has tried to push for additional new communities in the south, but these were not approved by the committee …


Nuns in East Timor help take difficulties out of learning

DILI, East Timor — It was a feeling of utter despair that engulfed Jose de Araujo and his wife when they learned 15 years ago that one of their two …


If Legal Immigrants Used Medicaid They Could Be Denied Green Card Under Proposed Plan From Trump

Under long-standing federal law, a noncitizen can be denied admission or permanent legal status if immigration authorities determine the person is …

Health Care

Warning over impact of cuts to Yorkshire’s special needs children

Vulnerable young people are being impacted by relentless cuts to special needs services, a mother has warned after taking on Leeds City Council at a …

City Politics

Thousands stranded and crushed after Brighton Pride

Thousands of Brighton and Hove Pride attendees were crushed and stranded hundreds of miles from home after Britney Spears’ performance.<p>Once the …