#People With Disabilities

  • Article: Blind Women in Colombia Are Helping Detect Breast Cancer in Patients
    Health

    Blind Women in Colombia Are Helping Detect Breast Cancer in Patients

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 8, 2019

    When trained, these health care workers can detect 30% more tissue alterations than doctors. Read more

  • Article: Australian Human Rights Groups Rally to Save Deaf Teenager From Deportation
    Citizenship

    Australian Human Rights Groups Rally to Save Deaf Teenager From Deportation

    By Madeleine Keck|April 13, 2019

    The teenager and his family are originally from Bhutan but have lived in Australia since 2012. Read more

  • Article: Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 18, 2019

    “The hope is that it will replace the shame and silence with information, confidence, and pride.” Read more

  • Article: Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space
    Health

    Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 18, 2018

    A staff member stopped the train and threatened to call the police. Read more

  • Article: Apple Just Proposed 13 New Emojis to Represent People With Disabilities
    Citizenship

    Apple Just Proposed 13 New Emojis to Represent People With Disabilities

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2018

    The tech company hopes these will just be the start of more acceptance for people with disabilities. Read more