#disability

  • Article: Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 13, 2019

    The new Barbie line includes dolls who use wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs. Read more

  • Article: Paralympic Champion Left Stranded on Plane Without His Wheelchair

    Paralympic Champion Left Stranded on Plane Without His Wheelchair

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 17, 2018

    "It is inhumane and unfair taking people's independence away and not caring about it." Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco

    Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco

    By Joanna Prisco|July 25, 2018

    The city is in the process of passing an ordinance to ban them by July 1, 2019. Read more

  • Article: Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 28, 2018

    Only two of 148 reported cases have been successfully prosecuted. Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 9, 2018

    The funding will help create tools that can see, hear, speak, and understand people’s needs. Read more

  • Video: Woman with disabilities creates beautiful music, winning Tiny Desk Award

    Woman with disabilities creates beautiful music, winning Tiny Desk Award

    By Meghan Werft|March 3, 2016

    She’s bringing beautiful music to the world while showing the abilities of all people. Read more

  • Article: One group empowers people with disabilities to weather any storm

    One group empowers people with disabilities to weather any storm

    From TakePart|Dec. 3, 2015

    The disabled are four times more likely to die during a natural disaster. Read more

  • Article: You are NOT allowed to read this

    You are NOT allowed to read this

    From Sightsavers|Sept. 24, 2015

    You really aren't. Don't even try. Read more