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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 »

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 »

The Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

CPP Dis ability Otherwise known as Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD)  (CPPD) benefits are designed to provide partial income replacement to eligible CPP contributors who are under age 65 with a severe and prolonged disability, as defined in the Canada Pension Plan legislation. There are two eligibility criteria for the CPPD program. There are two eligibility criteria for the CPPD ... Read More »

American Sign Language

What is American Sign Language? American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, natural language that has the same linguistic properties as spoken languages, with grammar that differs from English. ASL is expressed by movements of the hands and face. It is the primary language of many North Americans who are deaf and hard of hearing, and is used by many hearing people ... Read More »

Disability blogs

Disability blogs

Disability blogs are educative and informative. Here are the top performing Disability blogs for the year 2020. if there is anyone of them i have left out kindly feel free to let me know.  blogs that are by people with disabilities, but not necessarily about disability. This is the place to find your new favorite blog that’s by a blind ... Read More »

Care for Disabled family member

disability, Care for the Disabled

These general caregiving tips provide families with information on how to stay healthy and positive. Keep in mind that these tips can be used to address many family issues. Information, support, advocacy, empowerment, care, and balance can be the foundation for a healthy family and are appropriate no matter what the challenge. Herwe are the essential ways to take care ... Read More »

Online Shopping Tips for Persons Living with Disability

Online Shopping, Disability

In-person shopping can be difficult and stressful for people with disabilities for many reasons, from tall checkout counters to non-navigable spaces, but meanwhile, Americans with disabilities are more likely to never use the Internet compared to the total population. About 23% of the population with disabilities say that they never go online, and only about two-thirds of people with disabilities ages 18 to ... Read More »

Disability Statistics in kenya

The most common forms of disabilities in Kenya are associated with chronic respiratory diseases, cancer, diabetes, malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, other infectious diseases, and injuries such as those from road accidents, falls, land mines and violence. Six functional classifications of disabilities were used to compute the prevalence rate of disability. The question to the respondents focused on the individual’s experience with or ... Read More »

Dating app for people with disabilities

Glimmer App- Dating app for people with disabilities Meet The new dating app, Glimmer, it’s all about honesty — especially when it comes to disabilities. “A lot of dating and social apps can be misleading or exclusive,” the website reads. “Glimmer was designed to promote transparency between users and be welcoming to all people.” BuzzFeed reports that the app, currently available for both Android ... Read More »

Meet First Down Syndrome Flight Attendant

A 17-year-old girl with Down syndrome and several health problems is living her dream of becoming a flight attendant, thanks to American Airlines. Shantell “Shannie” Pooser was born with a heart defect and a series of terminal airway defects. She has struggled with her health conditions her whole life, but Shannie’s mom, Deanna Miller-Berry, told CBS News her daughter was born ... Read More »

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