A Toronto restaurant called “Signs” is staffed entirely with Deaf waiters, a first for Canada.
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is a 22 year-old wheelchair moto-cross athlete from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the third of six children, all adopted. Aaron has a passion for what he does, not only is it a lot of fun, but he wants to change the world’s perception of people in wheelchairs, as well as helping everyone see his/her own challenges in a new way.
Superb talent from Mick Sattin on X-Factor Australia.
This year’s Glastonbury festival is the first ever to be awarded “gold” status by campaigners who want better access for deaf and disabled people at concerts and music venues. Festival organisers said the award was a sign of how “society is changing the way it thinks and acts towards disability”.
Philip Patston, the former comedian committed to social change, was recognised at the Arts Access Awards 2014 on 29 July when he received the inaugural Arts Access Accolade.
I get a lot of people trying to help me. The less they know me the less helpful their help is. So it’s useful and interesting to make the distinction between ‘helping’ and ‘being helpful’. They are definitely not synonymous and are, so often, completely antithetical.
To hype its trendiest looks for fall, Nordstrom is turning to models with various disabilities clad in everything from designer boots to kids’ fashions.
Four people with disabilities grace the pages of the upscale department store’s current anniversary sale catalog promoting the retailer’s biggest sale of the year.
Think Differently reports: Two new textured maps with labels in Braille or large print will help people who are blind or have low vision find their way around Hamilton. The tactile maps show roads, talking ATMs, taxi stands, public toilets, the Waikato River, roads and other features. “It will help people get out and about…