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Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

May 2013: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention

People with disabilities belong into the center of our society. You call this inclusion. This is also the leading thought of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. What the so called UN Convention is all about and how inclusive our society already is, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month May: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention.May 2013: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention - Read more

A Convention for Holistic Inclusion

In December 2006 the UN Convention has been adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the 3rd May 2008 it came into force. Almost one year later the UN Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities, how it is called officially, also became obligatory for Germany.A Convention for Holistic Inclusion - Read more

Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling”

Not about us without us – This is the principle Hubert Hüppe, German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, wants to live up to with his work. That’s why the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Convention) is on top of his list.Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling” - Read more

Kessler Foundation Marks 20th Anniversary of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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[05/12/2012] Through rehabilitation research and training, Kessler Foundation collaborates with partners here and abroad to further this year's focus of the UN's International Day of Persons with Disabilities – to remove barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all.Kessler Foundation Marks 20th Anniversary of International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Read more

Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012

Horst Giesen, Project Director REHACARE, considers the results and looks forward to REHACARE 2013.Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012 - Read more

Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico

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[01/06/2012] A team of global partners has tasked itself with the daunting challenge of bringing mobility to disabled children of developing nations.Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico - Read more

One Year of Federal Volunteer Service: „No new contracts this year"

Many people were critical when the alternative service in Germany was put out one year ago and, instead, volunteers should take over the same tasks. However, the Federal Volunteer Service functions better than expected.One Year of Federal Volunteer Service: „No new contracts this year" - Read more

Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities

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[22/02/2012] People with disabilities trying to find employment in the United States hospitality industry face employers who are often reluctant to hire them because of preconceived notions that they cannot do the job and that they are more costly to employ that people without disabilities, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire (UNH).Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities - Read more

Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

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[08/02/2012] Kessler Foundation awarded a Signature Employment Grant in the amount of 425,000 Dollars to the Office of Research Services at the University of Hawaii, to advance employment opportunities for people with disabilities.Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities - Read more

Rights of People with Disabilities are Not Being Promoted

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[06/02/2012] Historic legal rulings did not protect the rights of persons with disabilities, while legal rulings concerned with race or gender provided much more protection of individual rights and freedoms according to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Queen's University.Rights of People with Disabilities are Not Being Promoted - Read more

Disabled Children Do Matter

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[09/12/2011] Many disabled children fail to reach their full potential because they continue to be marginalised in schools, health and social care, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).Disabled Children Do Matter - Read more

Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms

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[30/11/2011] Academics, activists, young people, parents and carers will debate government plans to involve parents in the assessment process and introduce a legal right to give them control over funding for their child's support.Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms - Read more

Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms

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[16/11/2011] Academics, activists, young people, parents and carers will debate government plans to involve parents in the assessment process and introduce a legal right to give them control over funding for their child's support. Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms - Read more

Unemployment Programs Lacking for People with Disabilities

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[22/09/2010] Federal programs to assist the unemployed are failing job seekers with disabilities, according to an investigation by Jean Hall and Kathy Parker of the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas.Unemployment Programs Lacking for People with Disabilities - Read more

More Mobility-Related Disabilities in Middle-Aged Americans

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[26/04/2010] The proportion of older middle-aged Americans who report disabilities related to mobility increased significantly from 1997 to 2007, in contrast to the disability decline that has been found among Americans ages 65 and over.More Mobility-Related Disabilities in Middle-Aged Americans - Read more

Immigrants with Disabilities More Frequently Employed

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[12/03/2010] A new study focuses on disability and employment among working-age immigrants in the United States.Immigrants with Disabilities More Frequently Employed - Read more

Call for Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities

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[01/02/2010] The National Council on Disability (NCD) released a report calling for policymakers at all levels of government to proactively address current shortages and examine how labor market changes are driving both current and future supply.Call for Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities - Read more

Local Differences in the Support of Disabled People

[21/09/2007] Diverse local authority policies and practices throughout the UK are making big differences to the uptake and operation of "direct payments".Local Differences in the Support of Disabled People - Read more

Poor Neighbourhoods Increase Disability Risk

[10/03/2006] A comparison of residential areas revealed that late middle-aged and older African-Americans who live in rundown neighbourhoods are three times more likely to develop difficulties walking, standing, or lifting than those in better-maintained areas.Poor Neighbourhoods Increase Disability Risk - Read more

Forewarning the Government against Intimidating Disabled People

[03/03/2006] The organisation "Arthritis" Care delivered a strong warning to the Government's plans for ‘reforming' incapacity benefit.Forewarning the Government against Intimidating Disabled People - Read more

Court Decision Addressing the Americans with Disabilities Act

[18/01/2006] Tony Goodman sued the state Georgia for forcing him to live in an inaccessible cell. United Cerebral Palsy, a nation's leading organisation advocating for Americans with disabilities, joined other disability advocates in filing an amicus brief supporting the inmate. Court Decision Addressing the Americans with Disabilities Act - Read more

Young Australians with Disabilities - now Visible to Health Care System

[21/10/2005] The feeling of being invisible to the health care system of more than 500,000 Australians with intellectual disabilities is about to change. A project will remove the barriers to health care for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Young Australians with Disabilities - now Visible to Health Care System - Read more

Museums and Galleries Month: Disabled Access Laws

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[07/05/2004] Curators and trustees should use Museums and Galleries month to finalise plans to ensure disabled access to the nation’s heritage, the Chairman of the Disability Rights Commission, Bert Massie, said today. Museums and Galleries Month: Disabled Access Laws - Read more

New York City: National Launch City for 2004 Disability Mentoring Day

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[19/04/2004] The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country’s largest cross-disability membership organization, and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) have announced their partnership to nationally launch Disability Mentoring Day from New York City on October 20, 2004. New York City: National Launch City for 2004 Disability Mentoring Day - Read more

 
 

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