Good information and appropriate facilities are in short supply.
The most vulnerable in society have been hit hard by the pandemic when it comes to getting enough to eat. So what can be done?
Life on social welfare can feel ‘soul destroying’. The May 20 Budget could start to fix that — but an unemployment insurance scheme isn’t the right solution.
The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus ‘science’ of eugenics, racism and sexism.
Disabled Canadians and those with chronic health conditions have been left out of government COVID-19 policies and programs and are struggling financially.
Even before the pandemic, disabled people reported feeling socially isolated and lonely. Their plight has only been exacerbated by responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus has amplified the fact that inadequate toilet access has long been a feature of UK life for many, including women and the disabled. Vulnerable people deserve better.
Congress needs to make sure the HEROES Act includes adequate funding for people with disabilities.
South Africa’s disaster management plan targets the most vulnerable. But it needs to respond in a more deliberate way when it comes to people with disabilities.
The Greeks treated their city-states like bodies. To protect them from disasters, it was the poor that were often sacrificed.
Disability is a sensitive topic. Fear of saying the wrong thing prevents people from having important conversations about disability. Here is a guide to get past those barriers.
There are systemic problems with the way mainstream schooling treats students with disabilities. A Royal Commission would shed light on these issues and give us a way forward to a more equal future.
From offshore oil and gas to the homes of people with disabilities, this is emerging as one of the most exciting areas of tech.
Instead of being cheaper and safer, getting an online taxi can actually be dangerous for people with disabilities where a so-called “red zone” is in force.
The NDIS has started to reduce the admissions of young people with disabilities to aged care facilities, but more than 6,000 are still waiting for more suitable accommodation.
What it’s like trying to use a public loo when they aren’t designed for you.
The NDIS is allowing for Specialist Disability Accommodation for 28,000 people, with 17,500 already in such housing. The potential demand for this life-changing supported housing is even greater.
The demographics, which include declining numbers of adult children free to step up and potentially fewer immigrants, suggest that this big problem society faces will get bigger.
After decades of human rights abuses against Africans living with mental and other disability, the African Commission has finally drafted a protocol to the African Charter to protect their rights.
Combining machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles could revolutionize how people with disabilities get around their communities.