Promised Funds for Disabled Still Haven’t Arrived – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Pandemic has laid bare systemic issues for people with disabilities Lene Andersen says it’s hard to feel optimistic about Ottawa’s plans for Canadians living with a disability after waiting months for emergency funding that was promised, but never came. That’s something Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough takes personally. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/promised-funds-for-disabled-still-havent-arrived/ Related

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Promised Funds for Disabled Still Haven’t Arrived – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Pandemic has laid bare systemic issues for people with disabilities Kieran LeavittToronto Star, Oct. 3, 2020 Lene Andersen says it’s hard to feel optimistic about Ottawa’s plans for Canadians living with a disability after waiting months for emergency funding that was promised, but never came. That’s something Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough takes personally. “It’s so […]

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As Employment in Canada Continues to Struggle, It’s Disabled Folks Who Feel It the Worst – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Because of my disability, I spent almost two decades trying to find stable, gainful employment. I never found it. Instead, I teetered between employment, underemployment and unemployment. I struggled to pay my bills, sometimes choosing between food, rent or mounting student debt payments. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/opinion-as-employment-in-canada-continues-to-struggle-its-disabled-folks-who-feel-it-the-worst/ Related

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As Employment in Canada Continues to Struggle, It’s Disabled Folks Who Feel It the Worst – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

K.J. AielloSpecial to The Globe and MailPublished Sept. 11, 2020 K.J. Aiello is a Toronto-based freelance writer. Because of my disability, I spent almost two decades trying to find stable, gainful employment. I never found it. Instead, I teetered between employment, underemployment and unemployment. I struggled to pay my bills, sometimes choosing between food, rent […]

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I’ve Been Paralyzed Since I Was 3. Here’s Why Kindness Toward Disabled People Is More Complicated Than You Think – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

By Rebekah TaussigTIME, August 31, 2020 I am a magnet for kindness. Like the center of a black hole, my body attracts every good deed from across the universe to the foot of my wheelchair. I move through parking lots and malls, farmers’ markets and airports, bookstores and buffets, and people scramble to my aid. […]

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I’ve Been Paralyzed Since I Was 3. Here’s Why Kindness Toward Disabled People Is More Complicated Than You Think – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

I am a magnet for kindness. Like the center of a black hole, my body attracts every good deed from across the universe to the foot of my wheelchair. I move through parking lots and malls, farmers’ markets and airports, bookstores and buffets, and people scramble to my aid. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/ive-been-paralyzed-since-i-was-3-heres-why-kindness-toward-disabled-people-is-more-complicated-than-you-think/ Related

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Delayed COVID-19 Support Another Example of government’s Inequitable Treatment of Disabled Canadians – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Editor’s Note: The source interviewed for this piece uses disability-first language to describe herself, and The Pigeon has adapted our language accordingly. We acknowledge that this is not a universal preference. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/delayed-covid-19-support-another-example-of-governments-inequitable-treatment-of-disabled-canadians/ Related

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Delayed COVID-19 Support Another Example of government’s Inequitable Treatment of Disabled Canadians – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Hanna WarsameThe Pigeon, Aug. 4, 2020Editor’s Note: The source interviewed for this piece uses disability-first language to describe herself, and The Pigeon has adapted our language accordingly. We acknowledge that this is not a universal preference. The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was announced in March 2020 to support Canadians struggling financially due to COVID-19. […]

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When Will Disabled Lives Also Matter? – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

By John RaeEditor’s Note: John Rae is a long-time disability rights advocate, who lives in Toronto. The 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission spotlighted centuries of genocide and assimilation that is the legacy of indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere. It included 94 calls to action for change in Canada, but change has been very slow […]

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When Will Disabled Lives Also Matter? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

By John Rae The 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission spotlighted centuries of genocide and assimilation that is the legacy of indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere. It included 94 calls to action for change in Canada, but change has been very slow in coming. The Report was followed up by the report Of the two […]

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