Disability News

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  

The Making of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:  Professor Micheal Stein, Executive Director, Harvard Law, Project on Disability, Harvard University, USA

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How COVID-19 Affects People With Disabilities

 

“Implying that somehow our lives are less than. That we don't count. That it's okay. And it's not. This was all preventable.” As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the U.S., the disability community has been hit especially hard.

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The Deadly Danger of Ableism in Health Care During a Pandemic

 

Biased assumptions about living with disability could impact access to life-saving care.  

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Feb 06, 2021

People with Disabilities Should Move to the Front of the Line for Vaccines


Ableism in healthcare makes it more urgent for people disabilities to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

 

Listen to Preston’s interview (White Coat Black Art) with CBC which aired February 6, 2021

People with Disabilities Should Move to the Front of the Line for Vaccines


Ableism in healthcare makes it more urgent for people disabilities to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

 

Listen to Preston’s interview (White Coat Black Art) with CBC which aired February 6, 2021

Ontario Community Support Program Extended until 2022

This Will Ensure Seniors and People with Disabilities Have Access to Food and Medicine During COVID-19

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February 1, 2021

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