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    Autism Awareness Guide

    What is Autism Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social ...

What is Disability?

Blindness, Disability

Disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. According to the World Health Organization, Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while ... Read More »

Social Security Disability

The Social Security disability (SSDI)programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program. SSDI pays benefits to you and certain ... Read More »

Tennis wheelchair championship

Nine countries participated in the tennis wheelchair championship World team qualifiers last week at the Nairobi Club. Hosts Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda , Ghana, Egypt, South Africa, Cameroon and Morocco attended for the sole ticket to represent the continent at the World Cup slated for Portugal in May Kenya’s squad composed of Jane Ndenga, Phoebe Masika and Asiya Sururu in ... Read More »

Down Syndrome

disability, Care for the Disabled

Down syndrome is a condition in which a child is born with an extra copy of their 21st chromosome — hence its other name, trisomy 21. This causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities (healthline) What causes Down Syndrome Human cells normally contain 23 pairs of chromosomes. One chromosome in each pair comes from your father, the other from ... Read More »

Disability in Kenya

Meru County has the highest percentage of people living with disability, a survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows. According to the study released a fortnight ago, Meru has 8.5 per cent of persons with disability followed by Vihiga (6.3 per cent), Kirinyaga (5.8 per cent) and Siaya (5.3 per cent). Visual and hearing disabilities are prevalent ... Read More »

10 Best Workplaces for People With Disabilities

If you have a disability and you’re having trouble landing a job, you aren’t alone. In fact, many disabled job hunters report having difficulty landing a job despite having multiple degrees and rock-solid references. If you can relate, the good news is that there are lots of companies that have exceptional work environments that make it a priority to recruit disabled ... Read More »

How Cochlear Implant changed a life

When I got a cochlear implant ten years ago, after being profoundly deaf for my entire life, hearing friends and acquaintances started asking me the same few questions: Had I heard music yet? Did I like it? What did it sound like? I was 20 years old then. Aside from the amplified noises I’d heard through my hearing aids, which ... Read More »

Jobs for persons with disabilities

Jobs for Persons with Disabilities are many and there are many oprgsinzations that are offering jobs for Persons with Disabilities. One of the platform is Disabled Person online platform Disabled Persons work with employers who have a strong desire to hire qualified applicants with diverse backgrounds. Apply today for a great opportunity to work for a company that is committed ... Read More »

Gerber Baby

The Gerber Baby is the trademark logo of the Gerber Products Company, an American purveyor of baby food and baby products. Drawn by artist Dorothy Hope Smith in 1928, the Gerber Baby was modeled after Ann Turner Cook. The 2018 Gerber baby wass Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the ... Read More »

Disability Quotes

Here are a collection of Various Disability quotes “….What I learned was that these athletes were not disabled, they were superabled. The Olympics is where heroes are made. The Paralympics is where heroes come.” Joey Reiman Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life.” Emma Thompson “If we are to achieve a richer ... Read More »

Americans With Disability Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services. As it relates to employment,  (DOL See also: Jessica Cox What is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act? An employer doesn’t have to hire or retain someone simply because that ... Read More »

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