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What are Involuntary Commitment Laws and the Baker Act?

Involuntary commitment laws are laws that allow a person to receive inpatient care in a psychiatric hospital,...

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Millions of people worldwide experience some type of chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as persistent pain that...
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Maayan Ziv is an artist, an acclaimed disability advocate, and the founder of a tech company, AccessNow, working...
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As stigma wanes and people can better discuss mental illness, we learn just how much our environments affect our...
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Communication is essential in life, on personal, educational, and professional levels. It is easy to take for...
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People with traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, often experience many barriers to independent living. Whether...
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Oftentimes, accessibility is addressed in a silo. An employee who is disabled might need to work from home more...
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John Loeppky speaks with Roxanne Bolden, Executive Director (E.D.) of Aloha Independent Living Hawaii. Roxanne...
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Camping is a one-of-a-kind experience, and it offers the chance to take a much-needed break from the bustle of...
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The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa. It has a population of 45 million residents and is...
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Do All Deaf People Use Sign Language?

When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to communicate. Maybe you’re fluent in...

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One in four U.S. adults – or 61 million Americans – has a disability. Each one of those is a potential employee,...
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A few decades ago, people who were diagnosed with a disability were pigeonholed into a category and often set on a...
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During the course of our lives, we all encounter challenges and hardships, sometimes severe. People with...
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Ableism is perhaps the single most important disability-related keyword that exists besides the term "disability"...
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All organizations face financial resource pressures at different times. Today’s challenges in particular make it...
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One in four American adults lives with a disability. People with disabilities constitute the largest minority...
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The term crip time is used by some disability theorists and advocates to describe disabled individuals’ unique...
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In the past few years, autism has been in the media more than it ever has before. This is a very positive change —...
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According to a factsheet published by the US Department of Labor, one of the common myths prevalent among...
Employment 3 min read