International Disability Rights News Service
Click here for today's headlines
Need content for your organization's newsletter or Website?
BELOW THE FOLD
Monday, May 17, 2004
Today's list includes 36 items. Some sites may require registration.
Editor's picks -- those considered particularly interesting, newsworthy or well-written -- are noted by the number sign (#).
Links are listed alphabetically by country, then by state, province
Scroll down or click here to jump to:
# (Advocacy / Laws) Disability group examines isolation solutions
(Crime) Slashed son tells mum: 'Don't worry'
(Misc) OHIP-funded physios braced for budget by Toronto Star disability and aging reporter Helen Henderson
# (Families) Handicapped orphans cared by loving villagers in Shanxi
# (Crime / Euthanasia) Baby was brain damaged, court told
# (Achievement / Education) Korean's calling is to the deaf
(Advocacy) Disabled Back National Resistance Movement Organisation
# (Families) 'We were told our daughter would die'
(Health care) Mentally ill people tell of isolation
(Health care) Epilepsy patients 'ill-informed'
# (Achievement) Doctors said Johanna would never walk or ride a bike, 33 years on she's now a qualified fitness coach
Click here for top of this page
# (Employment / Safety) U.S. Labor Department Issues Report on Emergency Preparedness for Federal Workers with Disabilities
(Health care - not specific to disabilities) HHS Launches Pilot Project with WebMD to Make HHS Consumer Health Information More Widely Available
# (Health care / Crime) Consumer Reports: Bogus Medicare cards
# (Technology / Accessibility) Innovation That Leaves No One Behind
# (Housing / Technology) Volunteers with Disabilities to Construct a Home Featuring Smart Home Technology for a Person who has a Disability
(Misc) Elder-Care Middle Ground Los Angeles Times registration required - free
# (Advocacy / Families) Parents say they're still barred from visiting Terri Schiavo
(Health care - not specific to disabilities) Doctors resist Bush's plan to cap Medicaid spending
# (Families) Reinbeck author adds voice to book on disabilities
# (Children / Transportation) Device Lets Silent Children Communicate
# (Employment) Saginaw-area restaurant's missions include job opportunities and good food
# (Education / Achievement) Blind Grandpa Finishes College With 4.0
# (Housing) Program opening doors for people to buy homes
(Children) Spending soars on drugs for kids
# (Education / Achievement) SCCC valedictorian beat big odds
(Crime) Ex-Arc director appears in court
# (Institutions / Criminal justice system) Mental-health system has lingering troubles
# (Death penalty) Who determines if a convict is mentally retarded?
# (Employment) Grant program enables businesses to offer job opportunities for those with disabilities
(Institutions - nursing homes) Allegheny County's Kane nursing homes falling on hard times
(Advocacy) Schroeder, disabled rights crusader, dies
(Death penalty) Judge: Woman Competent to Stand Trial -- Defense says Angela Camacho is "mentally retarded"
# (Achievement / Recreation) There's no stopping Shorty Powers, Hall of Fame achiever
# (Community living) Home-care budget cuts drive many into poverty
(Misc) Budget squeeze forces choices between bad and worse
Click here for top of this page
Please respect the copyright guidelines for these news sources. If you
share any of this news and information with others, please tell them you
learned about it from Inclusion Daily Express:
Have the latest disability rights news delivered to your email Inbox
every week day.
Subscribe to Inclusion Daily Express today!
Inclusion Daily Express
3231 W. Boone Ave., # 711
Spokane, Washington 99201 USA
Toll free: 888-551-8280
Copyright © 2004 Inonit Publishing