UK Investigates Whether Apple Discriminates Against Disabled People With iPhone Upgrade Program

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In the UK, Apple requires customers to physically visit an Apple Store in order to either enroll in the iPhone Upgrade Program, or to renew it. Hughes first raised the issue with Apple in 2019, and says that the company initially told him nothing could be done. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/uk-investigates-whether-apple-discriminates-against-disabled-people-with-iphone-upgrade-program/ Related

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The Disabled Doctors Not Believed by Their Colleagues

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When I was 15, I described what turned out to be the neurological symptoms of mental illness to my doctor. I told him I couldn’t do schoolwork, feel the cold, or understand a book. He suggested I go on walks if I was stressed. This breakdown in communication, in which patient and doctor seem to […]

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Advocates Fear AVs Will Leave Disabled Riders Behind – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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For Carol Tyson, a recent proposal that would advance the commercialization of self-driving vehicles brought familiar pangs of frustration. Like so many others, Tyson, an advocate for people with disabilities, believes autonomous transportation holds the potential to unlock newfound independence and mobility for millions of Americans. However, blueprints for that future are missing vital components, […]

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Advocates Fear AVs Will Leave Disabled Riders Behind – Accessibility News International

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Pete Bigelow For Carol Tyson, a recent proposal that would advance the commercialization of self-driving vehicles brought familiar pangs of frustration. Like so many others, Tyson, an advocate for people with disabilities, believes autonomous transportation holds the potential to unlock newfound independence and mobility for millions of Americans. However, blueprints for that future are missing […]

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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