Mobility Aids and Mobility Products to Help Achieve Independence in the Disabled

Health for all means a healthy society. Mobility products such as wheel chairs, stair lifts, access ramps, mobility scooters etc, are some tools to facilitate the elderly as well as the disabled people of society.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Is Our Society As Handicap Accessible As You Think It Is?

What are your assumptions when it comes to how accessible businesses are for the disabled? Before I got hurt and had issues with my mobility I thought that handicap access was abundant. I would see the four handicap parking spots at the front of the mall, see the electric scooters strolling around and see the only empty stall in the bathroom was...
Nov 17, 2014 |

The Civil Rights Movement: A Time of Hope for the Developmentally Disabled

Following a long and endless history of torture and suffering, the Civil Rights Movement brought a tide of change for the developmentally and intellectually disabled. After World War 2, several soldiers returned home physically disabled, and the President of the time, Franklin Roosevelt, who himself was afflicted with polio put all his efforts...
Nov 17, 2014 |

College Grants for Disabled Students

Although every single person carries the potential of becoming disabled every second, most people are not aware of this fact. Therefore, most facilities and services are arranged in a way that only people who are not disabled can benefit from them and this puts disabled people in difficult conditions in their daily lives. However, in the field of...
Nov 17, 2014 |

Online Dating Sets Disabled People Free

Traditionally society has disregarded the sexual and emotional needs of disabled people preferring to treat them as asexual and assuming that sex was a non-issue for most. Disabled people too believed themselves to be unattractive, as they did not fit into the usual standards of beauty set by society.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Disability Grants

A comprehensive resource of grants for the disabled, their carers and family. Includes housing, equipment grants and assistance for disabled children.
May 12, 2016 |

Centre for Disability Studies

Interdisciplinary centre for teaching and research in the field of disability studies at the University of Leeds.
May 12, 2016 |

Guardian.co.uk: Disability

Online news, video clips and top stories relating to people with disabilities and special needs in the UK.
Apr 8, 2016 |


A comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources, connecting disabled community members with information and opportunities.
Apr 8, 2016 |


The agency connects disabled community members with information and opportunities.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disability Federation of Ireland

Works to ensure that Irish society is fully inclusive of people with disabilities and disabling conditions; describes their programme, with news, training, and contacts.
Apr 8, 2016 |

Disabled World

Information for disabled covering disability news videos health and medical research for family carers and persons with disabilities or disabling conditions.
Mar 3, 2016 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More