Embracing your Disabilities | Divij Shah
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(7-19)

DISABILITIES GENERAL/MULTIPLE
7-22
Ableism might stay quiet but it grows with age
Futurity
'Disabled people are chronically forgotten': Blind YouTuber, Molly Burke, talks about accessibility in the era of inclusivity
Yahoo Lifestyle
Soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan now plans to scale Kilimanjaro
Mirror (UK)
The Power of Person-First Language in the Workplace: Why the Words You Use Matter
Entrepreneur
7-19
Apple is finally addressing disability diversity in its new emoji release
Stylist
'Disabled people are chronically forgotten': Blind YouTuber, Molly Burke, talks about accessibility in the era of inclusivity
Yahoo Lifestyle
Disabled People Will Finally Have Emoji Representation.. In The Fall
Huffington Post
How to Plan a Cruise for Travelers With Reduced Mobility
New York Times
The U.N. is calling for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the climate change debate
Pacific Standard
What To Consider When Employing People With Disabilities
Forbes

AMPUTEE/LIMB DIFFERENCE
7-22
'I had my leg amputated, but now I’m an athlete and motivational speaker'
The Guardian (UK)
Keri Gray On Losing Her Leg And Still Being A Strong Black Woman: “People Can Accept Me And I Need To Accept Myself”
Madame Noire

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADHD)
7-22
Study: higher screen time children gets, more problems paying attention
WNYT
Study indicates American and Australian parents tend to overreport symptoms of ADHD in their children
PsyPost
7-19
Is It Me? Or ADHD?
PsychCentral.com

AUTISM
7-22
Boy With Autism Fails Exam, Teacher Sends Him Home With Letter That Leaves Mom Crying
The Epoch Times (UK)
Study finds children with autism more likely to be bullied at home and at school
University of York
7-19
Genetic factors are primary cause of autism, study finds
upi.com
Girls have ADHD too, but it's often ignored – and that's incredibly dangerous
Health24
I knew people found me uncanny and strange – then came the diagnosis that explained it all
The Guardian (UK)
Please Don't Minimize My Son's Autism
Yahoo Lifestyle
Teachers, Please Stop Saying Autistic Behaviors Are a Result of Poor Parenting
Yahoo Lifestyle
The Neurodiversity Movement Should Acknowledge Autism as a Medical Disability
Scientific American
The unpopular trith about biases toward people with disabilities
Michigan State University
Treating suspected autism at 12 months of age improves children’s language skills
The Conversation
Why I Believe My Son's Autistic Brain Is More Robust Than Mine
Yahoo Lifestyle
You’re missing out by not hiring autistic workers. Here’s how to ensure that they thrive at work
Fast Company

BRAIN INJURY
7-22
Many Domestic Violence Victims May Have Undiagnosed Brain Injuries
PsychCentral

HEARING LOSS
7-22
Hearing loss tied with mental, physical, and social ailments in older people
University of Tsukuba

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES*
7-19
Penny Nance: Down syndrome children live full, beautiful lives -- They don't deserve to be aborted
Fox News

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
7-22
Selma Blair gives heartwarming update on MS battle
Page Six
7-19
Coping with Uncertainty When You Have Multiple Sclerosis
Psychology Today

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
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August 10 - 20
Tokyo, Japan - 5th World Congress on Epilepsy and Treatment
August 12 - 16
Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia - 17th Deafblind International World Conference

August 22 - 23
Tampere, Finland - Experiences of Dis/ability from the Late Middle Ages to the Mid-Twentieth Century
September 19 - 21
Rome, Italy - International Conference on #AssistiveTechnology for Persons with Intellectual and
September 24 - 25
Malang, Java, Indonesia - 2nd International Conference on Disability and Diversity in Asia

October 24 - 25
Trier, Germany - ERA Seminar (Europe) - Equal Participation in society of persons with disabilities

* The term "learning disabilities" refers to  learning difficulties in North America.  In the United Kingdom and some other parts of the world, learning disabilities refers to intellectual disabilities.

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