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The realities of having sex when you have a disability
My joint problems really affect my mobility and my sex life. 'Passing' for someone without a disability can get complicated because I never know when to disclose my disability and worry that people will be freaked out or not want to bother with adapting ...

Epilepsy charity say people's safety put at risk by disability benefits system
Daisy says she has been denied disability benefits under the new Personal Independence ... She was asking me about my mobility, being able to walk or go to the bathroom, I'm thinking this doesn't apply. I'm very mobile as you can see but it's the more ...

Andrew Garfield shines as an ordinary man who became a disability-rights champion in 'Breathe'
In "Breathe," Andrew Garfield, foreground, portrays the late disability advocate Robin Cavendish with ... As an actor, Garfield accomplishes a great deal with limited mobility, conveying - with his eyes alone - both resignation at his circumstance and ...

Elderly and people with disabilities could soon have more transport options in Manawatū
In fact, they are struggling to keep up with demand. Horizons Regional Council's Total Mobility scheme helps elderly people and those with disabilities, who cannot easily use public transport, get around the region at a discounted fair. From July 2016 ...

Future Outlook Of Personal Mobility Devices Market Detailed In New Research Report by Credence Research
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 ...

Are Self-Driving Cars the Future of Mobility for People With Disabilities?
A self-driving shuttle at Texas A&M. Swaroopa Saripalli, CC BY-ND This piece originally appeared in The Conversation. Self-driving cars could revolutionize how disabled people get around their communities and even travel far from home. People who can’t ...

Don't ignore the mobility scooter—it may just be the future of transport
A mobility scooter is a single-person electric vehicle with three or four wheels, for use in pedestrian areas, often by older people or those with disabilities. But they are more than just outdoor wheelchairs. They're one of the only purely electric ...

TV Time a Threat to Mobility in Older Adults
At follow-up, study participants provided information on walking pace and mobility, indicating whether they were “unable to walk” or could keep up an “easy walking pace.” Twenty-nine percent of participants reported having a disability at follow-up.

Dixon seniors, people with disabilities seek more mobility
Getting people where they need to go was the topic of a Senior and People with Disabilities Transportation Summit hosted by the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) and the City of Dixon Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Mobility is especially ...

Good News: Employment Numbers for People with Disabilities Keep Going Up
Since its inception in 2005, National Disability Institute (NDI) remains the first and only national nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to designing pathways to economic stability and mobility for persons with disabilities. Through public policy ...

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How did a Lexington high school senior find herself in Josh Hutcherson’s new movie?
Sophia Mitchell will never forget how she met Kentucky-born movie star Josh Hutcherson. “So I had to sit next to him in this field — I can’t say exactly what’s happening — but we were in this field and I had to lean over him and I was like, ‘I ...

Travel Deals: Free night in Los Cabos, Bahamas senior discount and more.
This week’s best travel bargains around the globe. Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, an Auberge Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, is offering about $1,200 in savings, including a free night and a resort credit. The Readers’ Choice Package costs $1,998 and ...

CNA Announces Katie Wilson as Senior Vice President, Underwriting Services
CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Katie Wilson to Senior Vice President, Underwriting Services, within the company's Commercial unit. In this role, Wilson is responsible for driving the overall strategic ...

Signaling Frustration, Senior House Republican Plans to Quit Early
In a sign of mounting frustration among Republicans in Washington, Representative Pat Tiberi of Ohio, a senior lawmaker with close ties to his party’s leaders, is expected to resign and take up an executive post with a business group in his home state ...

Senior GOP senator, evidently disoriented, says he isn't retiring
When President Trump said repeatedly last month that a Republican senator was in the hospital, Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) office had to repeatedly point out that he was at home recuperating from a urological issue, not in the hospital. In good news for ...

UNI hoops takeaways: Panthers will lean on senior frontcourt, starters taking shape
UNI hoops takeaways: Panthers will lean on senior frontcourt, starters taking shape Observations from Northern Iowa basketball media day in Cedar Falls. Check out this story on

Senior House tax writer Pat Tiberi is leaving office as GOP tries to pass tax bill
Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, is leaving office by the end of January. He serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and its tax policy subcommittee. Republicans aim to overhaul the U.S. tax system this year, but the process could go into next year.

Senior women make and sell meals to benefit Lawrence Township children in need
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Ind. -- There’s nothing better than a home-cooked meal, especially when it’s made by mom or grandma. It tastes even better when it was made with a purpose, which is what happens every third Wednesday of the month at the Benjamin ...

High School Senior Asks Teen With Down Syndrome to Homecoming Dance
High school senior Kyana Chevalier walked into a classroom with a handmade sign and popped the question. Her date, John, has Down syndrome. She invited him because wanted to make sure he had someone to go to the dance with.'s Leigh Scheps ...

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