30 years after ADA’s signing, disabled still face challenges | News | eastvalleytribune.com

April Reed remembers what it used to be like before the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed. Reed remembers her father, who wears hearing aids, telling her how he was turned away from a job interview. She remembers a colleague hoping every day that the bus would be wheelchair-accessible when it came by, so she …

Buenos Aires Times | Pandemic exacerbates challenges facing Argentina’s disabled community

The coronavirus pandemic has changed almost every aspect of normal life, from grocery shopping to work, from exercising to socialising. While the changes, brought on by fear of infection and the state-mandated quarantine –– which has been in place in Argentina since March 20 –– are difficult and inconvenient for everyone, for those living with disabilities …

Spanky, COVID-19 and the plight of Missouri’s disabled | Local News | stlamerican.com

  Mark Adrian Richardson, known by his friends as “Spanky,” has enjoyed an uncomplicated life. Spanky, 52, has an infectious sense of humor and a zest for life. He’s the same height as actor Kevin Hart, 5’ 4”, and is quite the showman at local karaoke joints. Spanky loves his one-bedroom dwelling in the Park …

Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor | World news | The Guardian

‘ Hello, Warren Murray rounding out the week with a bumper Friday briefing. Children with Down syndrome and autism have been among those left for hours in court cells awaiting legal representation or transport, a custody watchdog has revealed. The Lay Observers (LO), who inspect court custody and transport arrangements in England and Wales, said treatment …

Transgender, gender-diverse adults more likely to be Autistic 

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than cisgender adults, according to research published in Nature Communications. ++++++++++++++++ Transgender and gender-diverse adults are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than cisgender adults, according to research published in Nature Communications. “This finding, using large datasets, confirms that the co-occurrence between being …

Transgender adults up to six times more likely to be autistic, Cambridge University study reveals

The team said their work, published in Nature Communications, confirms previous smaller scale studies from clinics, writes Paul Gallagher   Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as people whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth, known as cisgender, to be diagnosed as autistic according to a study. …

Interview with Andreas Liberos | The David and Christina Show

https://www.mixcloud.com/david-snape/david-christina-show-special-interview-with-andreas-liberos/ Welcome to this special of the David & Christina Show. In this special, Christina interviews an inspirational singer/songwriter called Andreas Liberos. He is currently promoting his new single 'Lighthouse', which is out now on all music platforms. This song is about reaching out to someone in need and offering them hope of their journey …