Google Maps will now show wheelchair accessible routes in cities like Boston, New York, and London. Continue reading Google Debuts Wheelchair Accessible Routes in Google Maps
By Michelle Herrera Mulligan
For women with disabilities, entrepreneurship offers a dynamic opportunity to break through barriers. In the corporate world, women with disabilities face a high unemployment rate and other challenges with employers who can be less than accommodating. But, as the Disability Network reports, the good news is that for the 27 million women with disabilities in the United States, being SELF MADE helps create a promising future. For SELF MADE women, flexible schedules and custom careers are par for the course. And in the past few years, more programs have launched that offer loans, mentorship, and support.
Continue reading Resources for Women with Disabilities Who Own Businesses
Stephen Hawking was both one of the world’s most famous scientists and most famous disabled people. Continue reading Hawking: Did he change views on disability?
By Roger Penrose
Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76.
Continue reading Stephen Hawking, science’s brightest star, dies aged 76
Friday’s Google Doodle celebrates the opening of the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Continue reading The 2018 Winter Paralympics Kick Off Today in PyeongChang
The Ohio State School for the Blind is pioneering new technology that causes canes to vibrate when it touches lines of traffic paint. Continue reading This Smart Paint Talks To Canes To Help People Who Are Blind Navigate
LOS ANGELES, Calif.– Each year, there are millions of people who end up with lower leg injuries. Those who have experienced it know all too well the way it can make something like mobility a new challenge to conquer.
Continue reading Have a lower leg injury? Don’t just sit there and suffer, get moving!
By Luke Redd
This category of disability sometimes gets overlooked, maybe because the different types of learning disabilities are so diverse. After all, one person might have imperfect reading, writing, or spelling abilities, whereas another person may have difficulty with using numbers, speaking, thinking, or listening. Even problems with memory, time management, and organization are sometimes considered learning disabilities.
Continue reading Good Jobs for People with Learning Disabilities
The University of Illinois — Chicago is home to a unique education program for entrepreneurs with disabilities run by associate professor Dr. Katherine Caldwell. It’s called Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities. Continue reading Women With Disabilities Face High Barriers To Entrepreneurship. How To Change That