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Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office
One of the protesters who was arrested, Mike Oxford, told CNN that the police acted professionally and used accessible paddy wagons with wheelchair lifts to transport the protesters with mobility disabilities. CORRECTION: This story has been updated to ...

The British government forced me to prove my disability to get any aid
I chose the latter. Read Next: This HUGE issue's holding back half of the world - and we can't ignore it anymore The cost of taking taxis was covered by the mobility benefit I received as part of my disability package. I had nothing to worry about until ...

Martial arts dream comes true: Arkansas man breaks board, his disability’s limits
The only limb Sasser can move freely is his right arm, and he has limited mobility in his left. He was the first student with a disability to graduate from Crossett High School without taking special-education classes, he said, but he felt detached from ...

Personal Mobility Devices Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Growth, Opportunities, Outlook, Analysis and Forecast 2016 to 2024
Personal mobility devices refers to any assistive device that facilitates individual human transportation. Although many such devices are used by people with disability or mobility restrictions, mobility aids can be employed generally. Increasing geriatric ...

Personal Mobility Devices Market worth US$ 12.7 Billion by 2023
This creates an environment conducive to the expansion of the personal mobility devices market. “Besides the geriatric population, caregiving services also become necessary for people with physical disabilities creating a window of opportunity for ...

Survey reveals prejudice towards people with “invisible” disabilities
The findings suggest a negative bias towards those who have disabilities but do not use mobility aids – despite figures from the Papworth Trust revealing that the majority of impairments are not visible. In fact, less than 8 per cent of people registered ...

High school students help bring mobility to toddlers with disabilities
Maddi Riemann had a smile on her face, her hair down and her floral sunglasses on as she drove around Wichita State University’s Experiential Engineering Building in her very own hot pink, modified, ride-on toy car. “She’s 2 going on 13,” her mom ...

Disabled Americans in Big Cities Find Many Mobility Challenges
The issue impacts those with disabilities all across the country ... around 20% of NYCHA's 400,000 tenants are seniors over the age of 62, many of whom have mobility issues. Of course, accessible housing concerns are not confined to New York City.

World's first water park for people with disabilities is literally the coolest thing ever created
Splash pads, unlike pools, are more accessible to people with mobility-related disabilities, but still provide the full water park experience. And, notably, anyone with a disability is welcomed into the park for free. An overhead view of Morgan's ...

4 Tips for Medical School Applicants With Disabilities
learning and psychological disabilities and less commonly sensory and mobility disabilities. [Learn more about applying to medical school.] By disclosing a disability, students may receive reasonable accommodations during their studies. But, not surprising ...

Disability Issues

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Aging Issues

Aging Issues

Gary Haggarty: Ex-senior loyalist pleads guilty to 200 terror charges
A former senior loyalist paramilitary turned so-called supergrass has pleaded guilty to 200 charges, including five murders. Gary Haggarty appeared at Belfast Crown Court this morning amid heavy security. The 45-year-old replied "guilty" to the charges put ...

Senior calendar June 23
Bus trip to Memphis all are welcome. Christ The Redeemer Knights of Columbus Milford. Nine days eight nights to Memphis $743.00 includes motorcoach transportation, eight nights lodging, 14 meals, admission to Graceland, Sun Studio, Rock n’ Soul Museum ...

Man charged in rape of 88-year-old at senior complex in SW Houston
HOUSTON – A Houston-area man has been charged with the rape of an 88-year-old woman, who was attacked in the night, as she was lying in bed and watching television, officials announced Thursday. Justin Glenn Ellis, 21, faces up to life in prison if ...

Nyack High School Senior Class Holds Candlelight Vigil After Teen Dies on Graduation Day
A day that was supposed to be full of cheers and celebrations suddenly turned into heartbreak for one New York high school class following the mysterious death of one of their classmates on graduation day. Friday morning started out at graduation practice ...

‘Dead end for EU’: Senior lawmaker blasts fresh round of anti-Russian sanctions
The latest anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the EU are hurting their sponsors more than the actual targets, a senior Russian politician has said, also warning that the new round of restrictions was leading the EU into a dead end. In a statement circulated ...

Old Rainbow Foods store in Minneapolis will be transformed into school, senior apartments
After gaining city approvals, St. Paul-based Wellington Management is renovating the former grocery store near the Minnehaha Avenue intersection into a mixed-use building anchored by a charter school.

Why Senior Citizens Want to Stay in the Workplace
Most people think of a “senior” or a retired person as someone who sits around in the back yard snoozing on and off or perhaps hitting the golf course for a round with his retired friends. After all, most retirees have spent decades rising and shining ...

Potential serial rapist charged in assault of elderly woman at Senior Living Center
The Harris County District Attorney's Office has released disturbing details in the case of a man charged with raping and beating an elderly woman at the Brookdale West University Senior Living Center. Justin Glenn Ellis, 21, faces up to life in prison if ...

Mary Heger, senior vice president and CIO at Ameren: 2017 Technology Executives of the Year
When she started at Ameren 40 years ago, IT was in its infancy. Now she runs it. Filled with “must read” stories, industry news and reporter insights, exclusive interviews with local business leaders, and expanded Top 25 Lists. Mary Heger was an ...

Camarillo City Council approves senior living project despite opposition efforts
Camarillo City Council approves senior living project despite opposition efforts The Camarillo City Council approved a proposed senior living facility at a special meeting that began at Wednesday night and ran into Thursday morning Check out this story on ...

Child Disability Issues

Child Disability Issues

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