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People with disabilities are concerned about breaking down or having accidents when alone in driverless cars.
Danfo drivers are often intolerant, bringing down the image of Lagos as a destination.
Ensuring public transport vehicles comply with the laws on disability access is just the tip of the iceberg. Access issues across the transport system point to the need for on-demand services.
A serious disability is one of the most common reasons people apply for social housing. The long wait for a suitable home just adds to the daily challenges they face.
The cost of assessment prevents some students, who self-identify as having a disability, from pursuing an assessment and diagnosis that would allow them to claim formal accommodations.
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A survey of disabled students found that some university accommodations they value became more widespread in the pandemic, like flexible course deadlines.
Learning support teachers such as Sabrina Werley are common, but schools’ services can vary widely.
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Four decades after the first Supreme Court ruling on the rights of students with disabilities, Congress has not made clear exactly what it expects of school districts.
A more accessible world for disabled people begins with better design – listening to disabled people themselves is the key.
Public health measures introduced to protect people from COVID have often exacerbated health conditions and delayed access to therapy for those living with disabilities.
Stocking up on food can be tough when using a wheelchair, motorized scooter, walker or cane.
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While long lines and food shortages are frustrating for most consumers, they can be physically and emotionally grueling for people with disabilities.
During the height of the pandemic, people with disability felt they had been forgotten and were not a priority. In the vaccine rollout, the government is repeating its past mistakes.
Peter Tully, QDN Peer Leader in conversation with Kristie McKenna, Emergency Manager, Ipswich Council discussing disability inclusive disaster risk reduction.
Disability-inclusive disaster planning means people get support matched to their needs, frees up emergency services and makes emergency managers’ jobs easier. It boosts disaster resilience for everyone.
After nearly 30 years of advocacy, audio description services have finally arrived on the ABC and SBS.