Tuesday disability/impairment goodlinks

June 30, 2009 at 10:38 AM (Uncategorized)

Via Patricia E. Bauer a sudden cut to transit in Minnesota with little planning.

Ghana fights for accessibility.

A summary of the Long Term Care provision of the HELP bill on health care reform.

In the UK, if you’re eligible for attendant services due to age or disability social and health workers are *actively trying to make sure you know about it* (Nothing like the US where such things are often [in my opinion] never explained clearly enough.)

In Sri Lanka the courts will be reviewing the country’s stance on disability rights.

Robert Stack says people with disabilities living in institutions are “a disenfranchised group.”

A-men brother. I also wonder which twelve states don’t claim any PWD’s in institutions.
(because their math or their model is probably wrong.)

This is encouraging 14.7 million in 08 up from 10.9 million in 2000:

More people with disabilities voted in 2008 election than ever before

COAT bill, sponsored by Markey, will close gaps in accessibility of 21rst century tech.

Inaccessible medical facilities/care—

That always just cracks me up. Only NOT

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